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  1. How the electro-magnetic waves are produced by the accelerating charged particle? Graphical explanations are most welcomed.
  2. Is the explanation given by the below mentioned article correct regarding the movement of electromagnetic waves? http://www.arrl.org/files/file/Technology/tis/Why%20an%20Antenna%20Radiates.pdf
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I briefly closed this as a duplicate of physics.stackexchange.com/questions/34561/…, but it seem that the earlier question is not very well defined as was closed. That said, this question currently has two distinct questions which goes against the functional model of Stack Exchange. Please ask one question at a time. –  dmckee Dec 15 '12 at 21:20
    
check out this question: physics.stackexchange.com/questions/46910/… –  Art Brown Dec 16 '12 at 2:12
    
@ArtBrown: And, that's the question of the same author :-) –  Waffle's Crazy Peanut Dec 16 '12 at 5:15
    
@CrazyBuddy: oops, should'a noticed that. thanks. –  Art Brown Dec 16 '12 at 5:16
    
@dmckee :Can I repost the 2nd question as a new thread? –  Inquisitive Dec 16 '12 at 17:32
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up vote 2 down vote accepted

Graphical explanations are most welcomed.

This is my personal favorite one of those (from MTW's "Gravitation").

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For an animation, see, for example this Java applet.

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