Action on the Lightcone
  • E. G. Peter Rowe
Part of the Springer Monographs in Mathematics book series (SMM)


In earlier chapters a model of light has been used based simply on light rays, sometimes plain, sometimes with added frequency (Chapter 2) and sometimes as a carrier of four-momentum (Chapter 3). Here the formulation of the classical field theory of electromagnetism (the classical theory of light) is undertaken, omitting the aspects concerned with energy and momentum, which are left to the next chapter.


Charge Density Rest Frame Inertial Frame Point Particle Electric Current Density 
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  • E. G. Peter Rowe
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  1. 1.University of DurhamEngland

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