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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 506

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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In the emission of radiation all parts of an extended charge distribution must

experience the same

effects will greatly reduce the amount of radiation. This means that appreciable

radiation ...

In the emission of radiation all parts of an extended charge distribution must

experience the same

**acceleration**at the same time. Otherwise interferenceeffects will greatly reduce the amount of radiation. This means that appreciable

radiation ...

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### Contents

Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

BoundaryValue Problems in Electrostatics I | 26 |

BoundaryValue Problems in Electrostatics II | 54 |

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