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Radiation and Retarded Potentials

  • Gennady StupakovEmail author
  • Gregory Penn
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Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)

Abstract

In this chapter, based on simple intuitive arguments we derive the Liénard–Wiechert potentials that solve the problem of the electromagnetic field of a point charge moving in free space.

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SLAC National Accelerator LaboratoryStanford UniversityMenlo ParkUSA
  2. 2.Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

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