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Different types of waves in physics with examples

Waves transport energy without transporting matter. The energy transportation is carried by a disturbance,which spreads out from a source.Basically there are there are three types of waves.Mechanical waves,electromagnetic waves and matter waves.These type of waves are well explained below. We are well familiar with different types of waves such as water waves in the ocean, or gently formed ripples on ...

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Types of electromagnetic waves and their uses,examples & properties

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 E.M waves. History In 1864 British physicist James Clark Maxwell formulated a set of equations known as Maxwell’s equations which explained the various electromagnetic phenomena. According to these equations, a changing magnetic flux creates ...

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