## Classical theory of electricity and magnetism: a course of lectures |

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Further for frequencies of oscillation comparable to the

assumptions of no charge separation and neglect of displacement current are

also untenable. One can now adopt the kinetic theory approach of introducing a ...

Further for frequencies of oscillation comparable to the

**plasma**frequency, theassumptions of no charge separation and neglect of displacement current are

also untenable. One can now adopt the kinetic theory approach of introducing a ...

Page 275

In case of a

effectively a short range force field about any charged particle. This may be seen

as follows. A positively charged particle attracts the electrons and repels the ...

In case of a

**plasma**although the Coulomb force is a long range one, one haseffectively a short range force field about any charged particle. This may be seen

as follows. A positively charged particle attracts the electrons and repels the ...

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If these velocities be isotropic, as is to be expected in the absence of a preferred

direction like the direction of an external magnetic field, />ft = t p < V2 > 8a = p&ut

(say) and we can introduce the temperature T of the

If these velocities be isotropic, as is to be expected in the absence of a preferred

direction like the direction of an external magnetic field, />ft = t p < V2 > 8a = p&ut

(say) and we can introduce the temperature T of the

**plasma**by the relation p ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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### Contents

The empirical basis of electrostatics | 1 |

Direct calculation of fields | 7 |

dipoles9 The Dirac 5function13 | 13 |

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