EM Wave Problem 9.8.5

Description

The above animation represents a traveling electromagnetic wave in the z-direction. The electric and magnetic field are represented with the magnetic field not drawn to scale. 

  Question

 Is the wave an example of an AM or FM signal?  Start

Answer

AM.

Reference

See Giancoli-PA: 22-8, Giancoli-SE: 27-1.

Credits

Physlet problem authored by Wolfgang Christian.

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