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On the relativistic equations of motion in electromagnetic theory

Philip R. Wallace

On the relativistic equations of motion in electromagnetic theory

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Published by [s.n.] in Toronto .
Written in English


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Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Toronto, 1940.

StatementP. R. Wallace.
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Next: Lorentz Invariance of Dirac Up: Relativistic Electron Theory Previous: Introduction Dirac Equation Consider the motion of an electron in the absence of an electromagnetic field. In classical relativity, electron energy,, is related to electron .   The underlying problem is that Galileo enunciated a relativity principle, and Newton's laws embody a wonderfully simple and logically consistent way to satisfy that principle that, sadly for Newton, happens not to be the way this universe does thi. II.b Maxwell’s equations of the movement of electromagnetic waves. Maxwell’s equations describe the movement of electromagnetic waves. Given that it is a wave motion; Maxwell’s equations incorporate an undeniable mathematical complexity due to the sinusoidal waves form. In , Maxwell’s equations made the possible theoretical. In physics, specifically relativistic quantum mechanics (RQM) and its applications to particle physics, relativistic wave equations predict the behavior of particles at high energies and velocities comparable to the speed of the context of quantum field theory (QFT), the equations determine the dynamics of quantum fields.. The solutions to the equations, .


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