## Classical ElectrodynamicsA revision of the defining book covering the physics and classical mathematics necessary to understand electromagnetic fields in materials and at surfaces and interfaces. The third edition has been revised to address the changes in emphasis and applications that have occurred in the past twenty years. |

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### Contents

II | 95 |

Yime o | 107 |

Multipoles Electrostatics of Macroscopic Media | 145 |

Magnetostatics Faradays Law QuasiStatic Fields | 174 |

with an Asymptotically Uniform Tangential Magnetic Field | 203 |

Maxwell Equations Macroscopic Electromagnetism | 237 |

6 | 286 |

Plane Electromagnetic Waves and Wave Propagation | 295 |

External Fields | 561 |

Dynamics of Relativistic Particles | 579 |

Collisions Energy Loss and Scattering of Charged Particles | 624 |

Radiation by Moving Charges | 661 |

Bremsstrahlung Method of Virtual Quanta | 708 |

Radiation Damping Classical Models | 745 |

Appendix on Units and Dimensions | 775 |

785 | |

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