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where ''n'' is an index of refraction and [[File:Fgr.gif]] is the wave function. Valid only where the variation of properties is small within a wavelength, sometimes called the ‘‘high-frequency condition.’’
 
where ''n'' is an index of refraction and [[File:Fgr.gif]] is the wave function. Valid only where the variation of properties is small within a wavelength, sometimes called the ‘‘high-frequency condition.’’
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Revision as of 14:25, 27 February 2015

(ī kōn’ ∂l) A form of the wave equation for harmonic waves in which the local velocity V is compared to a reference velocity VR (analogous to comparing a velocity to the speed of light in vacuum):


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where n is an index of refraction and Fgr.gif is the wave function. Valid only where the variation of properties is small within a wavelength, sometimes called the ‘‘high-frequency condition.’’

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