Instructor: Philippe PIOT (piot[AT]nicadd.niu.edu), WWW
Office: La Tourette Hall rm 226
Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Class meeting: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:30 am to 10:45 am
Location: La Tourette Hall 227
J. D. Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics (Third edition), John Wiley & Sons (1998)
Last updated: August 27th, 2013
Course catalogue description
Radiation from moving charges, relativistics formulation of electrodynamics, collisions and scattering,
multipole radiation, radiation damping and self forces. PRQ: PHYS 670.
Homework = 50 %, Midterm = 20 % Final = 30 %.
Both Midterm and Final exam will be closed book examinations.
The following scales are use for the final (letter) grades:
A : > 80%
A-: > 70%
B+: > 60%
B : > 50%
B-: > 40%
C : > 30%
F: < 30 %