Special techniques to find the electrostatic potential: uniqueness theorems, method of images, Laplace's equation and separation of variables; the magnetic vector potential; magnetic fields in matter: magnetization, the field of a magnetized object, the H field, linear and non-linear media; conservation laws: charge, energy, momentum; electromagnetic waves in vacuum and in matter, wave guides; Maxwell's equations in terms of the scalar and vector potentials, gauge transformations; retarded potentials: continous distributions and point charges; dipole radiation.

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Prof André Venter
Associate Professor and Head of Department
Tel: +27 41 504 2579/4584