## Classical Electrodynamics |

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The special theory of relativity had its origins in

even after almost 60 years,

as a beautiful example of the covariance of physical laws under Lorentz ...

The special theory of relativity had its origins in

**classical**electrodynamics. Andeven after almost 60 years,

**classical**electrodynamics still impresses and delightsas a beautiful example of the covariance of physical laws under Lorentz ...

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The reason is that for the lighter particles quantummechanical modifications

cause a breakdown of the

discreteness of the possible energy transfers, and (2) limitations due to the wave

...

The reason is that for the lighter particles quantummechanical modifications

cause a breakdown of the

**classical**result. The important quantum effects are (1)discreteness of the possible energy transfers, and (2) limitations due to the wave

...

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packets to give approximate meaning to a

path can be defined only to within an uncertainty Ar = h/p. For impact parameters

b less than this uncertainty,

packets to give approximate meaning to a

**classical**trajectory, we know that thepath can be defined only to within an uncertainty Ar = h/p. For impact parameters

b less than this uncertainty,

**classical**concepts fail. Since the wave nature of the ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

Nº 3 | 3 |

Greens theorem | 14 |

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