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Electromagnetic Waves in Matter

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

Abstract

In the previous chapter we have discussed the characteristics of electromagnetic waves in vacuum. We will now investigate the influence of matter on the propagation of electromagnetic waves. For this purpose we have to add to the Maxwell Equation, which are valid for waves in vacuum, terms that describe the different effects of matter on electromagnetic waves.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany

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