## Classical Electrodynamics |

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Generally the diffracting system (e.g., an aperture in an opaque screen) has

dimensions

observation point may be in the near zone, less than a wavelength away from the

diffracting ...

Generally the diffracting system (e.g., an aperture in an opaque screen) has

dimensions

**comparable**to, or large**compared**to, a wavelength. Then theobservation point may be in the near zone, less than a wavelength away from the

diffracting ...

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confined to very small angles in the forward direction. Then both scalar and

vector approximations reduce to the common expression, dP ^2 P, (ka): d() T The

vector and scalar Kirchhoff approximations are

angle of ...

confined to very small angles in the forward direction. Then both scalar and

vector approximations reduce to the common expression, dP ^2 P, (ka): d() T The

vector and scalar Kirchhoff approximations are

**compared**in Fig. 9.11 for theangle of ...

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For dimensions large

the plasma acts as a continuous medium in which the charged particles

participate in collective behavior such as plasma oscillations. For dimensions

small ...

For dimensions large

**compared**to the Debye screening distance ko-' (10.106),the plasma acts as a continuous medium in which the charged particles

participate in collective behavior such as plasma oscillations. For dimensions

small ...

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### Contents

Introduction to Electrostatics | 1 |

References and suggested reading | 23 |

Multipoles Electrostatics of Macroscopic Media | 98 |

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