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Q. 45

Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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Assume that a -diameter, light bulb radiates all its energy as a single wavelength of visible light. Estimate the electric and magnetic field strengths at the surface of the bulb.

At surface of the bulb,

Electric field strength is .

Magnetic field strength is .

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Step 1: Calculation for intensity

Given info:

Diameter is .

Power is .

Intensity is,



Step 2: Calculation of Electric field strength

Electric field is,

Step 3: Calculation for magnetic field strength

Magnetic field is,

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