Relativistic dynamics of a charged sphere : updating the Lorentz-Abraham model

@article{Yaghjian1992RelativisticDO,
  title={Relativistic dynamics of a charged sphere : updating the Lorentz-Abraham model},
  author={Arthur D. Yaghjian},
  journal={Lecture Notes in Physics},
  year={1992},
  volume={686}
}
  • A. Yaghjian
  • Published 1 February 1992
  • Physics
  • Lecture Notes in Physics
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