Problem: A sinusoidal electromagnetic wave propogates in the -y direction in a medium with a refractive index of 1.5, with a magnetic field amplitude of 0.001 T and a wavelength of 1.55 nm.  (a) What is the angular frequency of the wave? (b) What is the electric field amplitude of the wave? (c) What is the intensity of the wave?

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A sinusoidal electromagnetic wave propogates in the -y direction in a medium with a refractive index of 1.5, with a magnetic field amplitude of 0.001 T and a wavelength of 1.55 nm. 

(a) What is the angular frequency of the wave?

(b) What is the electric field amplitude of the wave?

(c) What is the intensity of the wave?

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