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Introduction to the Dover Edition | |

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Preface | |

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Fundamentals of Static Electromagnetism | |

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Units | |

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The Laws of Coulomb and Gauss | |

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Dielectric Media | |

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The Laws of Biot-Savart and Ampï¿½re | |

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The Lorentz Force | |

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Magnetic Materials | |

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Summary of Equations for Static Fields | |

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Boundary Conditions on the Field Vectors | |

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Point Charges and the Delta-Function | |

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Problems | |

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Multipole Fields | |

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The Electric Dipole | |

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Multipole Expansion of the Potential | |

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The Dipole Potential | |

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The Quadrupole Potential and the Quadrupole Moment | |

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Further Remarks Concerning Electric Multipoles | |

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Magnetic Multipoles | |

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Magnetic Scalar Potential and Fictitious Poles | |

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Magnetic Circuits and the Magnetic Ohm's Law | |

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Problems | |

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The Equations of Laplace and Poisson | |

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General Properties of Harmonic Functions | |

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Laplace's Equation in Rectangular Coordinates | |

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Laplace's Equation in Spherical Coordinates | |

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Spherical Harmonics | |

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Laplace's Equation in Cylindrical Coordinates | |

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Numerical Evaluation of Laplace Solutions | |

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Poisson's Equation-The Space-Charge-Limited Diode | |

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Problems | |

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Dynamic Electromagnetism | |

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Conservation of Charge and the Equation of Continuity | |

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Electromagnetic Induction | |

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Maxwell's Modification of Ampï¿½re's Law | |

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Maxwell's Equations | |

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Potential Functions of the Electromagnetic Field | |

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Energy in the Electromagnetic Field | |

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Electrostatic Energy and Coefficients of Potential | |

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The Maxwell Stress Tensor | |

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The Lagrange Function for a Charged Particle in an Electromagnetic Field | |

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Electromagnetism and Relativity | |

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Problems | |

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Electromagnetic Waves | |

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Plane Electromagnetic Waves in Nonconducting Media | |

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Polarization | |

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Poynting's Vector for Complex Fields | |

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Radiation Pressure | |

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Plane Waves in Conducting Media | |

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Current Distribution in Conductors-The Skin Effect | |

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Problems | |

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Reflection and Refraction | |

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Reflection and Transmission for Normal Incidence on a Dielectric Medium | |

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Oblique Incidence-The Fresnel Equations | |

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Total Internal Reflection | |

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Reflection from a Metallic Surface | |

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Refraction into a Conducting Medium | |

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Problems | |

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Waveguides | |

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Two-Conductor Transmission Lines | |

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Propagation of Waves Between Conducting Planes | |

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Waves in Hollow Conductors | |

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TE and TM Waves | |

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Rectangular Waveguides | |

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Optical Fibers | |

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Problems | |

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Retarded Potentials and Fields and Radiation by Charged Particles | |

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Retarded Potentials | |

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Retarded Fields | |

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The Liï¿½nard-Wiechert Potentials | |

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The Liï¿½nard-Wiechert Fields | |

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Fields Produced by a Charged Particle in Uniform Motion | |

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Radiation from an Accelerated Charged Particle at Low Velocities | |

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Radiation from a Charged Particle with Collinear Velocity and Acceleration | |

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Radiation from a Charged Particle Confined to a Circular Orbit | |

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Problems | |

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Antennas | |

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Radiation by Multipole Moments | |

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Electric Dipole Radiation | |

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Complete Fields of a Time-Dependent Electric Dipole | |

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Linear Antennas | |

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Antenna Directivity and Effective Area | |

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Electric Quadrupole Radiation | |

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Antenna Arrays | |

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Magnetic Dipole Radiation | |

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Problems | |

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Classical Electron Theory | |

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Scattering of an Electromagnetic Wave by a Charged Particle | |

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Dispersion in Gases | |

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Dispersion in Dense Matter | |

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Conductivity of Metals | |

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Wave Propagation in a Plasma | |

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The Zeeman Effect | |

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Radiation Damping | |

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Problems | |

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Interference and Coherence | |

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Wiener's Experiment and the "Light Vector" | |

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Coherent and Incoherent Intensities | |

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"Almost Monochromatic" Radiation | |

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Interference by Division of Wave Fronts | |

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Interference by Division of Amplitudes | |

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Coherence Time and Lengths | |

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Visibility of Interference Fringes | |

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Multiple Apertures-Diffraction Grating | |

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Multiple Reflections-Fabry-Perot Interferometer | |

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Problems | |

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Scalar Diffraction Theory and the Fraunhofer Limit | |

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The Helmholtz-Kirchhoff Integral | |

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The Kirchhoff Diffraction Theory | |

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Babinet's Principle | |

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Fresnel Zones | |

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Fraunhofer Diffraction | |

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Single Slit | |

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Double and Multiple Slits | |

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Rectangular Aperture | |

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Circular Aperture | |

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Problems | |

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Fresnel Diffraction and the Transition to Geometrical Optics | |

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The Fresnel Approximation | |

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The Transition Between Wave and Geometrical Optics | |

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Gaussian Beams and Laser Resonators | |

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Problems | |

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Relativistic Electrodynamics | |

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Galilean Transformation | |

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Lorentz Transformation | |

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Velocity, Momentum, and Energy in Relativity | |

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Four-Vectors in Electrodynamics | |

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Electromagnetic Field Tensors | |

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Transformation Properties of the Field Tensor | |

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Electric Field of a Point Charge in Uniform Motion | |

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Magnetic Field due to a Long Wire Carrying a Uniform Current | |

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Radiation by an Accelerated Charge | |

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Motion of a Charged Particle in an Electromagnetic Field-Lagrangian Formulation | |

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Lagrangian Formulation of the Field Equations | |

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Energy-Momentum Tensor of the Electromagnetic Field | |

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Problems | |

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Vector and Tensor Analysis | |

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Definition of a Vector | |

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Vector Algebra | |

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Vector Differential Operators | |

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Differential Operations in Curvilinear Coordinates | |

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Integral Theorems | |

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Definition of a Tensor | |

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Diagonalization of a Tensor | |

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Tensor Operations | |

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Fourier Series and Integrals | |

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Fourier Series | |

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Fourier Integrals | |

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Fundamental Constants | |

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Conversion of Electric and Magnetic Units | |

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Equivalence of Electromagnetic Equations in the SI and Gaussian Systems | |

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Bibliography | |

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Index | |