antinode

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antinode

[′an·tə‚nōd]
(astronomy)
Either of the two points on an orbit where a line in the orbit plane, perpendicular to the line of nodes and passing through the focus, intersects the orbit.
(physics)
A point, line, or surface in a standing-wave system at which some characteristic of the wave has maximum amplitude. Also known as loop.
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Electro and magnetic waves expand into larger waves from the antinodes (displacement) energy of standing waves at twice the wave amplitude of the smaller wave giving distance to the field.
2] divided by mass is equal to infinite C on the left side of the equation because the wavelengths are open ended at the antinodes.
This latter was maintained stretched between the antinode positions of the first free-free mode.