If the total electromagnetic energy falling on a surface is U, then the total momentum delivered (for complete absorption) is |
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If the total electromagnetic energy falling on a surface is U, then the total momentum delivered (for complete absorption) is |
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If the surface absorbs all the incident energy then the total momentum delivered to the surface is (for complete absorption) If the surface is a perfect reflector, then the total momentum delivered to the surface is (for complete reflection) |