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Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Electromagnetic Theory (PHYS 432)

Course Information:

Instructor: Prof. Zaremba
Next Session: Fall 2016

Prerequisites: PHYS 239* and (MATH 221* or MATH 280*) and (MATH 232* or MATH 231*)
Exclusions: PHYS 332*

Description:

Electromagnetic theory and applications. Topics include: Maxwell's equations, gauge theory, relativistic transformations of Maxwell's equations, properties of waves in free space, dielectrics, conductors and ionized media, reflection and refraction at the surfaces of various media, propagation in metallic and dielectric waveguides, radiation of electromagnetic waves from charged particles and antennae. 

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