Everyday examples include: digital antenna, mobile phone, x-ray image, microwave and remote control.
Misconceptions: there must be a medium for all waves to travel through, waves don't have energy, different colours of light are different types of waves, light is a particle, the speed of light never changes, the addition of all colours is black, in refraction the frequency of light changes, light waves and radio waves aren't the same thing.
Questions asked in interview: Who do you think is the greatest physicist of all time and why? James Clerk Maxwell is compared with the likes of Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein. Why does it seem like he has never been heard of?
James Clerk Maxwell is considered one of the greatest and most influential physicists of all time. How did he unify electricity and magnetism?
How does the field you specialise in relate to Maxwell's theory of electromagnetism?