Classical electrodynamicsThis edition refines and improves the first edition. It treats the present experimental limits on the mass of photon and the status of linear superposition, and introduces many other innovations. 
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(a) Elementary Approach to a Relativistic Lagrangian To obtain a relativistic
Lagrangian for a particle in external fields we first ... A slowly moving charged
particle is influenced predominantly by the electric field that is derivable from the
scalar ...
(a) Elementary Approach to a Relativistic Lagrangian To obtain a relativistic
Lagrangian for a particle in external fields we first ... A slowly moving charged
particle is influenced predominantly by the electric field that is derivable from the
scalar ...
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result, or for highfrequency Xrays or gamma rays by the KleinNishina formula,
shown in Fig. 14.13. 14.9 Transition Radiation A charged particle in uniform
motion in a straight line in free space does not radiate. It was shown in Section
13.5, ...
result, or for highfrequency Xrays or gamma rays by the KleinNishina formula,
shown in Fig. 14.13. 14.9 Transition Radiation A charged particle in uniform
motion in a straight line in free space does not radiate. It was shown in Section
13.5, ...
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of a fast electron in nuclear beta decay, for example, can be viewed for our
purposes as the violent acceleration of a charged particle initially at rest to some
final velocity in a very short time interval, or, alternatively, as the sudden
switching on ...
of a fast electron in nuclear beta decay, for example, can be viewed for our
purposes as the violent acceleration of a charged particle initially at rest to some
final velocity in a very short time interval, or, alternatively, as the sudden
switching on ...
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