transverse magnetic wave

transverse magnetic wave

[trans¦vərs mag′ned·ik ′mōd ′wāv]
(electromagnetism)
An electromagnetic wave in which the magnetic field vector is everywhere perpendicular to the direction of propagation. Abbreviated TM wave. Also known as E wave (British usage).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Additionally, chiral-MTM-based absorber is studied with high absorption at wide angles of incidence for both transverse electric and transverse magnetic waves [27].

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