Radiation and Matter


Marian Apostol, PhD – Professor, Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Magurele, Romania

Series: Physics Research and Technology
BISAC: SCI057000; SCI058000; SCI061000
DOI: https://doi.org/10.52305/ZRBX8691

The book describes the quantum-mechanical motion in the context of the quantum field theory. A relativistic particle requires time and length thresholds in order to move quantum-mechanically, as a consequence of its relativistic rest energy and momentum. The subject is discussed mainly in relation to the Dirac equation for the electron and the electromagnetic interaction. Electromagnetic quantum-mechanical effects are computed. Also, the book presents the theory of the electromagnetic field, the relativistic motion, especially the motion of a charge in the electromagnetic field, as well as the electromagnetic field in matter and the surface electromagnetism.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Electromagnetic Field

Chapter 3. Charges and Fields

Chapter 4. Relativity and Quantum Mechanics

Chapter 5. Maxwell Electron-Photon Interaction

Chapter 6. Electromagnetic Quantum Effects

Chapter 7. Quasi-Classical Relativistic Electron

Chapter 8. Electromagnetism in Matter

Chapter 9. Surface Electromagnetism


Author’s ORCID iD

Marian Apostol0000-0002-3079-1208