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far field

[¦fär ¦fēld]
(electromagnetism)
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farfield

A far distance. It typically refers to the propagation of electromagnetic waves over long distances. Depending on the application, farfield may be contrasted with "nearfield" (short range) or with "midfield" (in between). See nearfield.
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While the observed behavior of the light in the near and far fields is different, it is, of course, the same light.