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PHYS631 — Spring 2017

PHYS631: Advanced Theory of Electricity and Magnetism (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)


Spring, Class 3, cr. 3


PHYS 630 or equivalent.

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Covariant formulation of electrodynamics; Lienard-Wiechert potentials; radiation from accelerated particles; Cerenkov radiation; dynamics of relativistic particles; radiation damping; introduction to magneto-hydrodynamics.


Giannios, Dimitrios


Textbook(s) for Spring 2017
Textbook(s) for Spring 2017
Title Author Edition ISBN Publisher Req/Opt Notes
Classical Electrodynamics J.D. Jackson 3rd 978-0471309321 Wiley Required
Radiative Processes in Astrophysics (Paperbook) G. Rybicki & A. Lightman (March 26, 1985) 978-0471827597 Wiley-VCH Optional

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