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Smith_3 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-11-09 06:19 AM
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119. Because of an improper use of the word "harmonics".
A field is a superposition of its harmonics. The post above implied that a field and its harmonics are two seperate things. That isn't the case. It was obviously an attempt at appearing smart without having real knowledge of the subject.

For further information look here.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmonic_analysis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourier_series

In the case of electrodynamics, also interesting:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spherical_harmonics
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