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Physics 415: Electromagnetic Theory I Prof. S. Teitel stte@pas.rochester.edu ----- Fall 2002

(note: this calendar may be revised as the semester progresses)

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Lecture 15

Macroscopic Maxwell equations: properties of bound charge and current, boundary conditions, linear materials, Clausius-Mossotti equation

Lecture 16

Macroscopic Maxwell equations: linear materials - examples; magnetostatics of bar magnets

Lecture 17

Electromagnetic field energy and momentum: Poynting's vector and the Maxwell stress tensor

Lecture 18

Odds and ends: capacitance and inductance; force, torque and energy of electric and magnetic dipoles

HW#5 due

Lecture Canceled

Lecture 19

Electromagnetic waves in a vacuum

HW#6 due

Lecture 20

Electromagnetic waves in a dielectric