PHYS 342 Majors Electromagnetic Waves (3 credits)

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Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)


Physics : Maxwell's equations. The wave equation. The electromagnetic wave, reflection, refraction, polarization. Guided waves. Transmission lines and wave guides. Vector potential. Radiation. The elemental dipole; the half-wave dipole; vertical dipole; folded dipoles; Yagi antennas. Accelerating charged particles.

Terms: Winter 2011

Instructors: Michael Hilke (Winter)

  • Winter
  • 3 hours lectures
  • Prerequisites: PHYS 340 or PHYS 242, Mathematics MATH 314, MATH 315