Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
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Chapter 22 - Electromagnetic Waves - Questions: 12

Answer

AM wave.

Work Step by Step

Transmitting Morse code by switching a flashlight on and off is an example of amplitude modulation; The amplitude switches between zero and its full value. The frequency of the carrier wave is that of visible light, about $5 \times 10^{14} Hz$.
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