Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

Quarterly of Applied Mathematics

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Motion of a charged particle in a field of plane-wave electromagnetic radiation

Author: J. L. Synge
Journal: Quart. Appl. Math. 28 (1970), 437-440
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/99780
MathSciNet review: QAM99780
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Abstract: A charged particle is acted on by plane waves of electromagnetic radiation, in general not monochromatic. In the absence of radiation damping, the relativistic equations of motion are solved exactly by quadratures. Radiation damping is then treated as perturbation.

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  • [1] Vachaspati, Exact solution of relativistic equations of motion of an electron in an external radiation field, Proc. Nat. Inst. Sci. India Part A 29 (1963), 138–142. MR 0158645

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1090/qam/99780
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