Question
Thu September 06, 2012 By: Pramesha Biswas
 

what is the phase difference between electric and magnetic field in EM waves?

Expert Reply
Fri September 07, 2012
In EM waves the phase difference between electric and magnetic fields is 180 degree.
It can be shown by using the 3rd and 4th maxwell equations.
As in case of magneric field, if B = Bo Sin wt
then E = - d(B)/dt = - Bo Cos wt = Bo Sin (wt +pi)
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