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On a very clear day in summer the solar intensity in the 'little lattitudes' might reach 1000 W/m2 (averaged over time). What would be the maximum value for the electric vector?

 

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Solar Intensity,I =1000 W/m²

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Relation between electric vector and solar intensity can be expressed as below,

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сво Е - E; = 20H. I = where, E, = Electric Vector c =Speed of light Ho = Vaccum permeability = 47 ×10¬ T m/A E, = Permeability of free space =8.85×10-1² F/m

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20H. -E 2(3x10° )(47 ×10-") 1000 = E = 1000x 753.98 E; = 753982.23 E, = 868.32 N/C

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