Related to H. waves: f wave
|electric waves; - so called because Hertz was the first to investigate them systematically. His apparatus consisted essentially in an oscillator for producing the waves, and a resonator for detecting them. The waves were found to have the same velocity as light, and to undergo reflection, refraction, and polarization.|
See also: Hertzian
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.