Professor Thomas Curtright
|Assignment #1: For fun and profit: Get the old E&M qualifier exams and solve them!|
|Assignment #2: Read Jackson Chapters 6 & 9.|
|Assignment #3: For a better appreciation of gauge transformations, read this and perhaps also this.|
momentum in a
medium, and the
discussed at length here.
"Hidden" mechanical momentum is discussed here, but the subject is
also not without controversy (see here
and references therein).
|Assignment #5: Read Jackson Chapters 11 & 14. (Mind the units!)|
#6: Read Jackson Chapter 16. (Again, mind the
#7: Jackson discusses Hertz potentials very briefly
in Chapter 6, Section 13. A thorough but accessible
modern treatment that invokes concepts from differential
geometry may be found here.
#8: Read Jackson Chapter 10.
#9: Read about the first experiment to detect cyclotron
radiation from a single electron, as described here.