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Chapter 8. Electromagnetic Waves > 8.3 CHARACTERISTICS OF WAVES

8.3 CHARACTERISTICS OF WAVES

These characteristics are as follows:

  1. A amplitude of wave. A has the same unit as Ey. A is basically a time harmonic.

  2. (ωtβx) is the phase (in radians) of the wave.

  3. ω is angular frequency.

  4. β is phase constant. It is also called as "wave number” (in radians/meter).


  

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