Homogeneous wave

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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A [[wave]] for which the [[surfaces of constant phase]] and of constant [[amplitude]]  coincide.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">A wave that is not homogeneous is inhomogeneous. An example of an inhomogeneous wave is  a [[radio wave]] transmitted in water illuminated at oblique incidence.</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">A [[wave]] for which the [[surface of constant phase|surfaces of constant phase]] and of constant [[amplitude]]  coincide.</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">A wave that is not homogeneous is inhomogeneous. An example of an inhomogeneous wave is  a [[radio wave]] transmitted in water illuminated at oblique incidence.</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 19:09, 25 April 2012


[edit] homogeneous wave

A wave for which the surfaces of constant phase and of constant amplitude coincide.

A wave that is not homogeneous is inhomogeneous. An example of an inhomogeneous wave is a radio wave transmitted in water illuminated at oblique incidence.

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