Lecture 28: Index of Refraction, Poynting Vector, Oscillating Charges, Radiation Pressure, Comet Tails, Polarization (Linear, Elliptical, and Circular)

author: Walter H. G. Lewin, Center for Future Civic Media
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
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Comment1 Abdel-Rahman, June 9, 2015 at 2:43 p.m.:

There are two things I didn't get
1- in the last experiment, why didn't the antenna receive the signal when the bar was perpendicular to the direction of oscillation.
2- in the experiment before the last one, why didn't the wave pass when the metal bars where parallel to the direction of polarization.

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