## Classical Electrodynamics |

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The special theory of relativity had its origins in

even after almost 60 years,

as a beautiful example of the covariance of physical laws under Lorentz ...

The special theory of relativity had its origins in

**classical**electrodynamics. Andeven after almost 60 years,

**classical**electrodynamics still impresses and delightsas a beautiful example of the covariance of physical laws under Lorentz ...

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13.3

transfer (13.31) to a harmonically bound charge can be used to calculate a

matter.

13.3

**Classical**and Quantum-Mechanical Energy-Loss Formulas The energytransfer (13.31) to a harmonically bound charge can be used to calculate a

**classical**energy loss per unit length for a fast, heavy particle passing throughmatter.

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packets to give approximate meaning to a

path can be defined only to within an uncertainty Ax = h/p. For impact parameters

b less than this uncertainty,

packets to give approximate meaning to a

**classical**trajectory, we know that thepath can be defined only to within an uncertainty Ax = h/p. For impact parameters

b less than this uncertainty,

**classical**concepts fail. Since the wave nature of the ...### What people are saying - Write a review

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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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