How do electric charges produce electromagnetic waves?


How do electric charges produce electromagnetic waves?

Electromagnetic Waves:

James Clerk Maxwell created a unified theory of electromagnetic fields in 1865 but never could test whether his theory was correct with verifiable evidence. It took an additional 22 years before Heinrich Hertz verified his theories through the discovery of radio waves in 1887.

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Electric charges produce electromagnetic waves when the electrically charged particle, usually an electron, enters an excited state. This causes the...

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What are Electromagnetic Waves: Definition & Types


Chapter 18 / Lesson 6

Discover the different types of electromagnetic waves and what defines an electromagnetic wave. Understand the term electromagnetic and see an electromagnetic wave diagram.

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