Electromagnetic radiation

  • Joseph Caniou


It is defined as a field when space acquires certain properties which can be described by a physical quantity. It is an electromagnetic field if the disturbance is able to influence an electric charge. In this case the field is produced by electrical charges in motion.


Electromagnetic Wave Phase Velocity Wave Packet Group Velocity Electromagnetic Radiation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Joseph Caniou
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  1. 1.Centre d’Electronique de l’Armement (CELAR)DGABruzFrance

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