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Chapter 9 Relativistic Transformations of the Fields

  • Andrea MacchiEmail author
  • Giovanni Moruzzi
  • Francesco Pegoraro
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Abstract

Relativistic covariance of Maxwell’s equations. Four-vectors in electromagnetism: four-current, four-potential. The electromagnetic four-tensor. Lorentz transformations of the fields.

Reference

  1. 1.
    E.M. Purcell, Electricity and Magnetism (Berkeley Physics Course—Vol. 2, Section 5.9), 2nd edn. (McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1984)Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Macchi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Giovanni Moruzzi
    • 1
  • Francesco Pegoraro
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics “Enrico Fermi”University of PisaPisaItaly

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