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written by Michael Davidson, Mortimer Abramowitz, and Matthew J. Parry-Hill
This item is an interactive Java simulation on electromagnetic radiation, the family of wave-like phenomena which includes visible light.  Students control amplitude and wavelength to explore how electromagnetic waves are propagated.  Included is a detailed text tutorial.  

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electromagnetic Radiation
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
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© 2003 Florida State University and Michael W. Davidson
Keywords:
electromagnetic waves, simulation, wave propogation
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AIP Format
M. Davidson, M. Abramowitz, and M. Parry-Hill, (2003), WWW Document, (http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/electromagnetic/).
AJP/PRST-PER
M. Davidson, M. Abramowitz, and M. Parry-Hill, Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics & You: Electromagnetic Radiation (2003), <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/electromagnetic/>.
APA Format
Davidson, M., Abramowitz, M., & Parry-Hill, M. (2005, August 23). Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics & You: Electromagnetic Radiation. Retrieved September 1, 2014, from http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/electromagnetic/
Chicago Format
Davidson, M, M. Abramowitz, and M. Parry-Hill. Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics & You: Electromagnetic Radiation. August 23, 2005. http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/electromagnetic/ (accessed 1 September 2014).
MLA Format
Davidson, Michael, Mortimer Abramowitz, and Matthew J. Parry-Hill. Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics & You: Electromagnetic Radiation. 2003. 23 Aug. 2005. 1 Sep. 2014 <http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/electromagnetic/>.
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@misc{ Author = "Michael Davidson and Mortimer Abramowitz and Matthew J. Parry-Hill", Title = {Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics & You: Electromagnetic Radiation}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {1 September 2014}, Month = {August 23, 2005}, Year = {2003} }
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