Wave equations for vector- and scalar potentials, gauge transformations, retarded potentials. Radiation theory: multipole radiation. Radiation from accelerated charges, Lienart-Wiechert potentials. Radiation damping. Applications like antennas etc. Special relativity, 4-vectors. Lagrange and Hamilton methods in field theory. Mathematical methods.
90 credits including Analytical Mechanics and Electrodynamics or equivalent. Swedish for basic eligibility for higher education programmes and English A/5. Requirements for Swedish only apply if the course is held in Swedish.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Application deadline was
18 April 2017.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.