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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13.1 Energy Transfer in a Coulomb Collision A swift particle of charge ze and
mass M collides with an electron in an atom. If the particle moves rapidly
compared to the characteristic velocity of the electron in its orbit, during the
collision the ...
13.1 Energy Transfer in a Coulomb Collision A swift particle of charge ze and
mass M collides with an electron in an atom. If the particle moves rapidly
compared to the characteristic velocity of the electron in its orbit, during the
collision the ...
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the collision, and that the time of collision is given by (11.153), At — b/yv. Hence
the distance traveled during the collision is of the order of As long as b»d, (13.2)
should hold. This is exactly the condition implied by (13.7). At the other extreme ...
the collision, and that the time of collision is given by (11.153), At — b/yv. Hence
the distance traveled during the collision is of the order of As long as b»d, (13.2)
should hold. This is exactly the condition implied by (13.7). At the other extreme ...
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At the upper end of the frequency spectrum our semiclassical expressions can be
expected to have only qualitative validity. 15.1 Radiation Emitted during
Collisions If a charged particle makes a collision, it undergoes acceleration and
emits ...
At the upper end of the frequency spectrum our semiclassical expressions can be
expected to have only qualitative validity. 15.1 Radiation Emitted during
Collisions If a charged particle makes a collision, it undergoes acceleration and
emits ...
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