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7.2

electric field vector always in the direction el. Such a wave is said to be linearly

polarized with polarization vector E!. To describe a general state of polarization

we ...

7.2

**Linear**and Circular Polarization The plane wave (7.9) is a wave with itselectric field vector always in the direction el. Such a wave is said to be linearly

polarized with polarization vector E!. To describe a general state of polarization

we ...

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To obtain a connection between the coordinates (x', y', z', t') of system K' and (x, y,

z, t) of system K it is only necessary to assume that the transformation is

This seems very plausible and is equivalent to the assumption that space-time is

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To obtain a connection between the coordinates (x', y', z', t') of system K' and (x, y,

z, t) of system K it is only necessary to assume that the transformation is

**linear**.This seems very plausible and is equivalent to the assumption that space-time is

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The reader may consider the possiblity of an interaction Lagrangian satisfying

these conditions, but

* See, for example, M. Born, The Mechanics of the [Sect. 12.5] Relativistic-Particle

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The reader may consider the possiblity of an interaction Lagrangian satisfying

these conditions, but

**linear**in the field strengths F^,, rather than the potentials' A^.* See, for example, M. Born, The Mechanics of the [Sect. 12.5] Relativistic-Particle

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