Advances in Classical Field Theory

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Classical field theory is employed by physicists to describe a wide variety of physical phenomena. These include electromagnetism, fluid dynamics, gravitation and quantum mechanics. The central ...
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Advances in the field theory of dissipative electromagnetic fields

Pp. 35-54 (20)

DOI: 10.2174/978160805195311101010035

Author(s): Asher Yahalom


Equations of motion and energy-momentum tensors are obtained for a dissipative medium sustaining electromagnetic polarizations using a field formalism. A previous work has been simplified by reducing the number of independent vector fields interacting with the sink modes. A relativistic formalism of the same is also suggested.