General description of electromagnetic radiation processes based on instantaneous charge acceleration in "endpoints".

  title={General description of electromagnetic radiation processes based on instantaneous charge acceleration in "endpoints".},
  author={Clancy W. James and Heino Falcke and T. Huege and Marianne Ludwig},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={84 5 Pt 2},
  • C. JamesH. Falcke M. Ludwig
  • Published 23 July 2010
  • Physics
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
We present a methodology for calculating the electromagnetic radiation from accelerated charged particles. Our formulation-the "endpoint formulation"-combines numerous results developed in the literature in relation to radiation arising from particle acceleration using a complete, and completely general, treatment. We do this by describing particle motion via a series of discrete, instantaneous acceleration events, or "endpoints," with each such event being treated as a source of emission. This… 

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