Electromagnetic Waves in Vacuum

  • Wolfgang DemtröderEmail author
Part of the Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics book series (ULNP)


In the previous chapter it has been shown, that oscillating dipoles emit electromagnetic radiation. In this chapter we will treat the description and properties of waves in more detail. The reader is advised to consult the analog description for mechanical waves in Vol. 1, Chap.  11.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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