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Propagation of an electromagnetic wave

An animation to illustrate the relations between the electric field, magnetic field and wave vector when an electromagnetic wave propagates through space.

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Carrier Wave

Radio transmission involves putting audio frequency information on a much higher frequency electromagnetic wave called a carrier wave.

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Electromagnetic Spectrum

A range of resources on the electromagnetic spectrum and the different types of electromagnectic wave, from radio waves to gamma rays.

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What Is Seismology?

A great resource about seismology and seismic wave, explaining the different types of seismic waves.

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Ocean wave energy

This site describes some of the technologies available for capturing energy from ocean waves.

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Superposition

A mini applet to show superposition of various wave forms. With problems included and the chance to write your own this is a very good little applet that shows the superposition of transverse waves ...

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The Physics of Light and Color

An in depth guide to light, optics and colour, covering wave particle duality, reflection, refraction, waves, diffraction, polarisation, birefringence, colour temperature, human perception and more.

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The Schrodinger Wave Equation

An introductory treatment of the differential equation the Schrodinger wave equation, only the time-independent wave equation in one-dimension is considered.

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Mini Wavemaker

Applet showing particles forming a wave, allows you to alter the wave yourself.

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Wave parts

Allows students to look at descriptions of amplitude, wavelength and frequency on a sinusoidal wave. A diagram accompanies each description.

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