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PHY 415: Electromagnetic Theory I
Prof. S. Teitel stte@pas.rochester.edu  Fall 2011
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lecture 9
Multipole expansion  monopole, dipole, quadrupole moments

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lecture 10
electric multipole expansion continued, magnetic dipole approximation
HW 2 due

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Fall break

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Fall break

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lecture 11
magnetic scalar potential, boundary conditions at a current sheet, examples

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lecture 12
symmetry under parity transformations, dielectrics
HW 3 due

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lecture 13
polarization density, electric dispacement field D, magnetic materials, paramagnetism and diamagnetism, bound currents

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Meliora Weekend

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Meliora Weekend

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Meliora Weekend

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Meliora Weekend

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lecture 14
magnetization density, H field, boundary conditions

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lecture 15
Linear Materials: electric and magnetic susceptibilities, dielectric constant, magnetic permeability, atomic polarizability and the ClausiusMossotti equation, boundary condition problems
HW 4 due

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lecture 16
point charge in a dielectric sphere, bar magnets, electromagnetism and conservation of energy



