Electromagnetism II

A diagram showing wave vectors and energy flow.

Reversed Cherenkov radiation in left-handed medium. (Image by Prof. Min Chen.)


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Fall 2012



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This course is the second in a series on Electromagnetism beginning with Electromagnetism I (8.02 or 8.022). It is a survey of basic electromagnetic phenomena: electrostatics; magnetostatics; electromagnetic properties of matter; time-dependent electromagnetic fields; Maxwell's equations; electromagnetic waves; emission, absorption, and scattering of radiation; and relativistic electrodynamics and mechanics.


Guth, Alan, and Min Chen. 8.07 Electromagnetism II, Fall 2012. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-07-electromagnetism-ii-fall-2012 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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