Maxwell's Electromagnetic Theory and Special Relativity

Graham Stanley Hall

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Abstract

This paper presents a brief history of electromagnetic theory from ancient times up to the work of Maxwell and the advent of Einstein’s special theory of relativity. It is divided into five convenient periods and the intention is to describe these developments for the benefit of a lay scientific audience and with the minimum of technical detail.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1849-1860
JournalPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A
Volume366
Issue number1871
Early online date24 Jan 2008
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 May 2008

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  • Maxwell
  • electromagnetism
  • special relativity

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Maxwell's Electromagnetic Theory and Special Relativity. / Hall, Graham Stanley.

In: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Vol. 366, No. 1871, 28.05.2008, p. 1849-1860.

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