Propagation constant:

$\overline{){\mathbf{k}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{2}\mathbf{\pi}}{\mathbf{\lambda}}}$

Period:

$\overline{){\mathbf{\omega}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{2}\mathbf{\pi}}{\mathbf{T}}}$

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λ = 2π/k

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This wave is linearly polarized in the *y-direction*.

a. What is the wavelength λ of the wave described in the problem introduction?

b. What is the period T of the wave described in the problem introduction?

c. What is the velocity v of the wave described in the problem introduction?

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