BGU Physics Department



"We become a family of juggling acrobats" -H. Simpson

 

Electrodynamics 2

Course number: 203-1-3381
3+1 hours, 3.5 points



Lecturer: Michael Gedalin (site)
Assistant: Ido Ben-Dayan 

Lectures / Classes / Reception hours:

Day

Time

Building / Room

Comments

 Sunday

16-17

32/108

Turorial

 Tuesday

16-17

28/201

Lecture

 Tuesday

17-19

Physics Club

Lecture

 Wednesday

10-12

30/204

Reception hours of M. Gedalin

 Sunday  17-19 30/001 Reception hours of I. Ben-Dayan 

 

Sources and links:

Course structure

No.

Topic

Sources

1

Electrostatics of conductors:

electrostatic fields, energy, force on conductors, boundary value problems with conductors

A (1-3, 5)

2

Electrostatics of dielectrics

polarization and bound charge, permittivity, energy, boundary value problems

C (6.1-6.5), A (6-7, 10, 13-16, 19)

3

Magnetic fields and magnetic properties of materials:

magnetization and bound currents, succeptibility, boundary value problems, energy, force, ferromagnetism

C (9.1-9.6), A (29-36)

4

Electrodynamics of superconductors:

A (53-55)

5

Quasistationary currents and fields:

magnetic field penetration into conductor, skin-effect, inductance

A (58-64)

6

Magnetohydrodynamics:

conducting fluid in a magnetic field, equilibrium, hyrdomagnetic waves, discontinuities

A (65, 68-72)

7

Electromagnetic waves and radiation processes in media I:

Hamiltonian approach in the vacuum and media

B (1, 6)

8

Electromagnetic waves and radiation processes in media II:

temporal dispersion, frequency dependence of the permittivity, index of refraction

B (6), A (75-84)

9

Electromagnetic waves and radiation processes in media III:

waves in media with temporal and spatial dispersion

B (11)

10

Electromagnetic waves and radiation processes in media IV:

Cerenkov and Doppler effects, transition radiation

B (7), A (115-116)

11

*Electromagnetic waves and radiation processes in media V:

nonlinear effects, self-focusing, second harmonic generation, Raman scattering

A (107-112)

 

Tutorials (by assistant)


No Topics Files
1 Electrostatics of conductors - solution of boundary value problems with image charges.
2 Electrostatics of dielectrics- boundary value problems
3 Magnetostatics- boundary value problems



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