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PHY 218: Electricity and Magnetism II
Prof. S. Teitel stte@pas.rochester.edu  Spring 2017
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lecture 4
Examples

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lecture 5
Maxwell's correction to Ampere's Law, conservation of energy in presence of electromagnetic fields, electromagnetic energy density and electromagnetic energy current (Poynting vector)
make up lecture, 4:50pm in Hylan 105

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lecture 6
Conservation of momentum, Maxwell stress tensor, electromagnetic momentum density and angular momentum density, magnetic monopoles

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lecture 7
Maxwell's equations in potential form, gauge transformations, Coulomb gauge, Lorentz gauge, electromagnetic waves in a vacuum

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Workshop begins today, 4:50pm in Hylan 105

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HW #2 due

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lecture 8
Solutions to the wave equation, plane waves, spherical waves, simple harmonic wave, Fourier transform, general solution to the homogeneous wave equation

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lecture 9
Green's function for the inhomogeneous wave equation, longitudinal, transverse, and circular polarization, electromagnetic waves in a vacuum, energy and momentum of EM waves in a vacuum, bound current from time varying polarization density

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HW #3 due

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lecture 10
Macroscopic Maxwell's equations in matter, wave in a linear material with constant permeability and permeativity, frequency dependent polarizability, electric susceptibility and permittivity, nonlocal in time relation between displacement field D and electric field E

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lecture 11
Waves in a dielectric, dispersion relation, effects of complex permittivity, phase velocity, group velocity, normal and anomalous dispersion, wave pulse spreading

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HW #4 due

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lecture 12
Real and imaginary parts of the permittivity, real and imaginary parts of the wavenumber, regions of transparent propagation, resonant absorption, and total reflection

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