Polarization

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Which is the electric field?
not enough information is given
green
red - Correct!

In what direction is the Poynting vector?

+y
not enough information is given
-x
+x
-z
+z - Correct!
-y

What is the polarization state?

horizontal - Correct!
vertical
left circular
right circular
+45
-45


Credits

Physlet problem authored by Larry Martin and Tait Swenson, North Park University