# Difference between revisions of "Dispersion relation"

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− | The dispersion relation <math>\omega = \omega(k)</math> determines how time oscillations <math>e^{i\omega t}</math> are linked to spatial oscillations <math>e^{ikt}</math> of wave number <math>k</math>. | + | The dispersion relation <math>\omega = \omega(k)</math> determines how time oscillations <math>e^{i\omega t}_{}</math> are linked to spatial oscillations <math>e^{ikt}_{}</math> of wave number <math>k</math>. |

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## Revision as of 15:03, 30 July 2006

The dispersion relation determines how time oscillations are linked to spatial oscillations of wave number .