Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Trends in Electromagnetism

From Fundamentals to Applications

Co-editor:

Radu Lungu

Polytechnic University of Timişoara, Romania

Among the branches of classical physics, electromagnetism is the domain which experiences the most spectacular development, both in its fundamental and practical aspects. The quantum corrections which generate non-linear terms of the standard Maxwell equations, their specific form in curved spaces, whose predictions can be confronted with the cosmic polarization rotation, or the topological model of electromagnetism, constructed with electromagnetic knots, are significant examples of recent theoretical developments. The similarities of the Sturm-Liouville problems in electromagnetism and quantum mechanics make possible deep analogies between the wave propagation in waveguides, ballistic electron movement in mesoscopic conductors and light propagation on optical fibers, facilitating a better understanding of these topics and fostering the transfer of techniques and results from one domain to another. Industrial applications, like magnetic refrigeration at room temperature or use of metamaterials for antenna couplers and covers, are of utmost practical interest. So, this book offers an interesting and useful reading for a broad category of specialists.

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Trends in ElectromagnetismFrom Fundamentals to ApplicationsEdited by Victor Barsan

Published: March 23rd 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2108

ISBN: 978-953-51-0267-0

Copyright year: 2012

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41220 Total Chapter Downloads

5 Crossref Citations

14 Web of Science Citations

16 Dimensions Citations

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1. Current-Carrying Wires and Special Relativity

By Paul van Kampen

4646

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2. Reformulation of Electromagnetism with Differential Forms

By Masao Kitano

4227

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3. Foundations of Electromagnetism, Equivalence Principles and Cosmic Interactions

By Wei-Tou Ni

1658

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4. Topological Electromagnetism: Knots and Quantization Rules

By Manuel Arrayás, José L. Trueba and Antonio F. Rañada

2736

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5. Waveguides, Resonant Cavities, Optical Fibers and Their Quantum Counterparts

By Victor Barsan

1465

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6. Thermodynamics of Electric and Magnetic Systems

By Radu Paul Lungu

3140

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7. Fast Preconditioned Krylov Methods for Boundary Integral Equations in Electromagnetic Scattering

By Bruno Carpentieri

2119

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8. Time Reversal for Electromagnetism: Applications in Electromagnetic Compatibility

By Ibrahim El Baba, Sébastien Lalléchère and Pierre Bonnet

2101

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9. Three-Dimensional Numerical Analyses on Liquid-Metal Magnetohydrodynamic Flow Through Circular Pipe in Magnetic-Field Outlet-Region

By Hiroshige Kumamaru, Kazuhiro Itoh and Yuji Shimogonya

2070

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10. Magnetic Refrigeration Technology at Room Temperature

By Houssem Rafik El-Hana Bouchekara and Mouaaz Nahas

10529

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11. Coupled-Line Couplers Based on the Composite Right/Left-Handed (CRLH) Transmission Lines

By Masoud Movahhedi and Rasool Keshavarz

3175

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12. Theory and Applications of Metamaterial Covers

By Mehdi Veysi, Amir Jafargholi and Manouchehr Kamyab

3354

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