Why do light waves appear to run backwards?

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Elyssa Swift asked a question: Why do light waves appear to run backwards?
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Date created: Sat, Nov 20, 2021 4:01 PM
Date updated: Tue, Jul 5, 2022 11:15 PM

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  • Bizarrely, the wave distortion achieved is so large, it causes the group velocity to become negative, which means the peak of the wave pulse appears to exit the gas before it enters. In other words, the light waves seem to run backwards.

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