The equations of motion of a radiating electron and its Lagrangian

  • L. Infeld


The equations of motion of an electron moving in an electromagnetic field are derived from a Lagrangian by taking into account the electron’s own retarded field.


Electromagnetic Field External Field Acta Phys Radiate Electron Gravitational Radiation 
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Уравнение движения излучающего электрона и его лагранжиан


При помощи функции Лагранжа выводится уравнение движения электрона, движущегося в электромагнитном поле, принимая во внимание собственное ретардированное поле электрона.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Infeld
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  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsWarsaw UniversityWarsawPoland

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