Dr. Madey's PHYS 651
Recordings of University of Hawaii Physics Professor Dr. Madey's PHYS 651 class, Electrodynamics II. Some lectures are recorded in audio format (.amr), which I have found plays on Quicktime. Other lectures are recorded in video format, which will also play in Quicktime.
Graduate student Taylor Faucett has been transcribing Dr. Mady's handwritten handouts into digital versions. These files can be found at http://www.phys.hawaii.edu/~tfaucett/downloads.html.
Right click (or ctrl-click) the links below to download them. The video files should play in your browser. They are about 500 MB each, so keep that in mind if you choose to download them!
- Jan. 20, 2012 (I think): MadeyPHYS651_Jan2012.m4v (video)
Minkowski diagram
Derivation of Lorentz transformations from the invariance of the wave equation
Role of notation and formalism
- Jan. 23, 2012: MadeyPhys651_120123 (audio)
Explicit derivation of Lorentz transformation (role of det Q)
Panofsky Chapter 17: intro to standard tensor notation for Q, definitions of contravariant and covariant tensors, semantics issue!!!
Some useful examples (handwritten handout)
- Jan. 25, 2012: MadeyPhys651_120125 (audio)
If anyone wrote down the topics for this day, please email kwhitman.
- Jan. 27, 2012: MadeyPhys651_120127 (audio)
Panofsky Chapter 17: application of Lorentz tranformation Q to tensors, Gauss's Theorem: Timelike component invariant, momentum invariant
?? If anyone wrote down the topics for this day, please email kwhitman.
- Feb. 1, 2012: MadeyPhys651_120201 (audio)
How did we go from solutions to the wave equation to particle momenta and energy???
Comments re importance of kinematics problems; Dynamics & Kinematics
Chapter 17: review derivation of p^{i}, f^{i},
Examples I and II
Comments on II
- Feb. 3, 2012: MadeyPhys651_120203 (audio)
Relativistic Mechanics
Particle collisions; Panofsky Example I & II; Example II worked out in handout
Covariant electrodynamics
- Feb. 6, 2012: MadeyPHYS651_Feb2012_1.m4v (video)
The Lorentz gauge: Motivation, derivation, restricted gauge transformation formation in the Lorentz gauge, limitations of the Lorentz gauge
Derivation and Properties of F^{jk}
Other fundamental relationshion between P & M
- Feb. 8, 2012: MadeyPHYS651_Feb2012_2.m4v (video)
MadeyPHYS651_120208.amr (audio)
Form of F^{jk} for E and B
Covariant formulation of Maxwell's equations
Covariant formulation of H & D
Transformation properties of P & M
Fields of a point charge in uniform motion
- Feb. 10, 2012: MadeyPHYS651_120210.amr (audio)
The Lenard-Weichert potentials for uniformly moving point charges: derivation by Lorentz transformation of the potential of a point charge; derivation by solution of inhomogenous wave equation; direct solution of wave equation
Characteristics of fields of a point charge in uniform motion <-- difference of advanced and retarded solutions
- Feb. 13, 2012: MadeyPHYS651_120213.amr (audio)
Ch. 19
Fields of a uniformly moving charge: from "covariant" formulation of Coulomb's field; from solution to inhomogeneous wave equation and "lemming" theorem; from change of variables in the wave equation; superposition of eigenfunctions (as determined by BC's)
- Feb. 15, 2012: MadeyPHYS651_120215.amr (audio)
Fields of uniformly moving charge: Panofsky's results for E & B; comparison of advanced and retarded potentials;
Comments re rold of BC's
Fields and waves in the presence of metallic boundaries: what are the BC's; general features of wave eqns, eigenvalues
Discussion of special homework problem at beginning of recording and around 34:15 (so didn't get through all topics)
- Feb. 17, 2012: MadeyPHYS651_120217.amr (audio)
Special HW Problem
Further comments re relationship of fields operated by relativistiv particles and BCs
Chapter 13: fields and waves with conducting BCs, boundary conditions, dissipation (cavity Q), introduction to eigenvalue equations
- Feb. 22, 2012: MadeyPHYS651_120222.amr (audio) (skip to minute 5 for start of lecture)
Quick review of BCs at conducting surfaces
Fields and currents induced in conducting surfaces
Eigenfunction solutions to Sturm-Liouville equations; importance of sign of ω^{2}, hand waving argument for number of eigenfunctions, orthogonality
Rectangular cavities
- Feb. 24, 2012: MadeyPHYS651_120224.amr (audio)
Homework commentary
Definition of TE and TM cavity modes
Relationship of 2 components of E and H to their radial and azimuthal components
Eigenfunction equations for E_{z} and H_{z}
Full vector solutions of E and H
Notation