## Classical Electrodynamics |

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The reason is that for the lighter particles quantummechanical modifications

cause a breakdown of the

discreteness of the possible energy transfers, and (2) limitations due to the wave

...

The reason is that for the lighter particles quantummechanical modifications

cause a breakdown of the

**classical**result. The important quantum effects are (1)discreteness of the possible energy transfers, and (2) limitations due to the wave

...

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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 ...Page 532

John David Jackson, Patrick Thaddeus Jackson.

the low-frequency limit. We can imagine that some sort of uncertainty-principle

argument such as was used in Section 15.7 for radiative beta decay holds here ...

John David Jackson, Patrick Thaddeus Jackson.

**classical**results are valid only inthe low-frequency limit. We can imagine that some sort of uncertainty-principle

argument such as was used in Section 15.7 for radiative beta decay holds here ...

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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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