Introduction to Classical Field Theory

  • Walter Thirring


Electric and magnetic fields are dynamically interconnected in such a way that an electromagnetic disturbance propagates with a universal velocity in empty space. By studying this phenomenon we gain a qualitative understanding of field radiation and are led to expect analogous gravitational behavior.


Lorentz Force Spherical Shell Orthogonal Basis Natural Basis Gravitational Radiation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter Thirring
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  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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