Coupled-mode theory of electromagnetism including wide band distributed interactions

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Abstract

Usually the electromagnetic field is naively thought as given by six independent quantities E and B. However in chapter 2 the field was presented as dependent on a four-component vector potential. In this chapter a different approach is formulated, in which electromagnetic field is determined by two scalar complex functions. This approach will serve as a starting point for the following variational analysis given in the next chapter, where the electromagnetic field is shown to depend only on a single complex function.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvances In Classical Field Theory
Pages55-85
Number of pages31
DOIs
StatePublished - 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy

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