Electromagnetic Waves

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Electromagnetic Waves by Mind Map: Electromagnetic Waves

1. Properties

1.1. Transverse Waves

1.2. Does not require medium to propagate

1.3. Travel at a constant speed (3*10^8 m/s)

1.4. Obey laws of reflection and refraction

2. Components

2.1. Radio Waves

2.2. Microwaves

2.3. Infrared (IR)

2.4. Visible Light

2.5. Ultra-violet rays (UV)

2.6. X-rays

2.7. Gamma Rays

3. Electromagnetic Spectrum

3.1. Higher frequency > Lower Wavelength

3.2. Higher frequency > Greater Amount Of Energy