Problem: The magnetic field of an electromagnetic wave in a vacuum is Bz = (2.4 µT)sin((1.14×107)x - ? t), where x is in m and t is in s.(a) What is the wave's wavelength?(b) What is the wave's frequency?(c) What is the wave's electric field amplitude?

🤓 Based on our data, we think this question is relevant for Professor Halkiadakis' class at RUTGERS.

FREE Expert Solution

(a)

Wavelength:

λ=2πk

Substituting:

λ = (2)(π)/(1.14 × 107) = 5.51 × 10-7m

The wave's wavelength is 5.51 × 10-7m.

View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

The magnetic field of an electromagnetic wave in a vacuum is Bz = (2.4 µT)sin((1.14×107)x - ? t), where x is in m and t is in s.

(a) What is the wave's wavelength?

(b) What is the wave's frequency?

(c) What is the wave's electric field amplitude?

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Electromagnetic Waves as Sinusoidal Waves concept. You can view video lessons to learn Electromagnetic Waves as Sinusoidal Waves. Or if you need more Electromagnetic Waves as Sinusoidal Waves practice, you can also practice Electromagnetic Waves as Sinusoidal Waves practice problems.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Halkiadakis' class at RUTGERS.