## 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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For example, it applies to plasma

electrons in which all cells in velocity space are filled inside a sphere of radius

equal to the Fermi velocity VF. Then the average value of the square of a

component of ...

For example, it applies to plasma

**oscillations**in a degenerate Fermi gas ofelectrons in which all cells in velocity space are filled inside a sphere of radius

equal to the Fermi velocity VF. Then the average value of the square of a

component of ...

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10.9 Short- Wavelength Limit for Plasma

Distance In the discussion of plasma

made of the range of wave numbers over which the description in terms of

collective ...

10.9 Short- Wavelength Limit for Plasma

**Oscillations**and the Debye ScreeningDistance In the discussion of plasma

**oscillations**so far no mention has beenmade of the range of wave numbers over which the description in terms of

collective ...

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The Landau formula (10.93) shows that for k«kD the longitudinal plasma

as k~kD (even for k = 0.5kD, Im <o — — 0.7cop). For wave numbers larger than

the ...

The Landau formula (10.93) shows that for k«kD the longitudinal plasma

**oscillations**are virtually undamped. But the damping becomes important as soonas k~kD (even for k = 0.5kD, Im <o — — 0.7cop). For wave numbers larger than

the ...

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### Contents

Introduction and Survey | 1 |

Introduction to Electrostatics | 27 |

BoundaryValue Problems | 54 |

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