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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
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PHYS 633 - Electromagnetic Fields II

Credits: 3

Second of a two semester study of Maxwell’s equations in both integral and differential forms. Special relativity; Lorentz transformations; relativistic invariants; transformation properties of electric and magnetic fields and potentials; Lorentz force and electrodynamics; electromagnetic fields of a point charge; electromagnetic waves; solutions to the wave equation in rectangular, cylindrical, and spherical geometries; wave propagation in matter; reflection, refraction, and transmission; wave guides and fiber optics; Fresnel equations; polarization; dipole radiation.

Three lectures per week.

Prerequisite: PHYS 532.

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