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Electromagnetic Radiation

Richard R. Freeman, James A. King, and Gregory P. Lafyatis


Electromagnetic Radiation is a graduate level book on classical electrodynamics with a strong emphasis on radiation. This book is meant to quickly and efficiently introduce students to the electromagnetic radiation science essential to a practicing physicist. While a major focus is on light and its interactions, topics in radio frequency radiation, x-rays, and beyond are also treated. Special emphasis is placed on applications, with many exercises and homework problems. The format of the book is designed to convey the basic concepts of a topic in the main central text in the book in a mathemat ... More

Keywords: Electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic fields, electromagnetic waves, electric and magnetic waves

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780198726500
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198726500.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard R. Freeman, author
Distinguished Professor of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Emeritus, The Ohio State University, USA; and Edward Teller Professor of Applied Sciences, Emeritus, University of California, Davis, USA, The Ohio State University

James A. King, author
Senior Scientist, National Security Technologies

Gregory P. Lafyatis, author
Associate Professor of Physics, The Ohio State University