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Problem 32.6: Field produced by oscillating charge
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The animation shows how static electric field lines from a positive point charge produce a radiation field if the charge is caused to oscillate. Initially the charge is stationary. Restart.
Start the Charge Oscillating: Notice how the electric field lines form waves that move away from the charge when the charge is oscillating.
- What is the direction of the magnetic field associated with the waves to the right of the charge?
- In what direction is the radiation field a maximum?
Problem authored by Melissa Dancy.