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Uses and examples of electromagnetic waves in everyday life

What are Electromagnetic Waves? Electromagnetic waves are defined as:” Waves which requires no medium for transmission and which rapidly propagates through vacuum.”radio waves,television waves,X-rays light rays etc,are the examples of electromagnetic waves. History of electromagnetic waves in physics In 1864 British physicist James Clark Maxwell formulated a set of equations known as Maxwell’s equations which explained the various electromagnetic phenomena. ...

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Different types of waves in physics with examples

What is wave? Waves transport energy without transporting matter. The energy transportation is carried by a disturbance,which spreads out from a source. We are well familiar with different types of waves such as water waves in the ocean, or gently formed ripples on a still pond due to rain drop. When a musician plucks a guitar-string, sound waves are generated ...

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