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revised Confused over complex representation of the wave
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comment Why do electromagnetic waves oscillate?
Hm, thanks, that sounds like a good lead. I'll read a bit about that. Are there any (newbie-friendly) resources you'd recomend?
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comment Why do electromagnetic waves oscillate?
I'm aware that macroscopic descriptions of many physical phenomena are merely simplified models that help us reason about the underlying mechanisms at work, but not necessarily accurate depictions of what's truly happening. I'm not trying to obtain the "true" answer, but rather a useful analogy to understand the fundamental reason for the oscillations to happen at the source. In that regard, could you clarify/expand the passage "think about fermion (electron) field configurations that themselves are of an oscillatory nature"?
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revised Why do electromagnetic waves oscillate?
oops, mentioned the wrong user by mistake
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revised How come an anti-reflective coating makes glass *more* transparent?
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accepted Why does light reflect more intensely when it hits a surface at a large angle?
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comment Why does light reflect more intensely when it hits a surface at a large angle?
Update: revisiting the question without all those thoughts in my head (I was preparing for an exam at the time) allowed me to realize that your explanation was actually quite intuitive and simple. I'll accept it now. Thanks, and sorry for the delay! :)
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accepted Why don't waves with different wavelengths interfere with each other in white-light?
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revised How come an anti-reflective coating makes glass *more* transparent?
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