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We emphasize the purely kinematic origin of the Thomas precession by noting

that nothing has been said about the cause of the

We emphasize the purely kinematic origin of the Thomas precession by noting

that nothing has been said about the cause of the

**acceleration**. If a component of**acceleration**exists perpendicular to v, then there is a Thomas precession, ...Page 467

Fields (14.12) and (14.14) divide themselves naturally into "velocity fields," which

are independent of

on (3. The velocity fields are essentially static fields falling off as R~2, whereas ...

Fields (14.12) and (14.14) divide themselves naturally into "velocity fields," which

are independent of

**acceleration**, and "**acceleration**fields," which depend linearlyon (3. The velocity fields are essentially static fields falling off as R~2, whereas ...

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The sudden creation of a fast electron in nuclear beta decay, for example, can be

viewed for our purposes as the violent

at rest to some final velocity in a very short time interval, or, alternatively, as the ...

The sudden creation of a fast electron in nuclear beta decay, for example, can be

viewed for our purposes as the violent

**acceleration**of a charged particle initiallyat rest to some final velocity in a very short time interval, or, alternatively, as the ...

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Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

Scalar potential | 7 |

Greens theorem | 14 |

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