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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The [[energy]] of [[electromagnetic radiation]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">This may be thought of in a quantum mechanical sense as the sum of all the [[photon]] energies  composing the [[radiation]], or in a classical sense as the combined energy contained in the oscillating  [[electric]] and [[magnetic fields]].</div><br/> </div>
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<div class="definition"><div class="short_definition">The [[energy]] of [[electromagnetic radiation]].</div><br/> <div class="paragraph">This may be thought of in a quantum mechanical sense as the sum of all the [[photon]] energies  composing the [[radiation]], or in a classical sense as the combined energy contained in the oscillating  [[electric field|electric]] and [[magnetic fields]].</div><br/> </div>
 
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Latest revision as of 15:53, 25 April 2012



electromagnetic energy


This may be thought of in a quantum mechanical sense as the sum of all the photon energies composing the radiation, or in a classical sense as the combined energy contained in the oscillating electric and magnetic fields.


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