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An Introduction to Applied Electromagnetics and Optics

ISBN 9780367889616
Published December 10, 2019 by CRC Press
368 Pages

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Book Description

Modern technology is rapidly developing and for this reason future engineers need to acquire advanced knowledge in science and technology, including electromagnetic phenomena. This book is a contemporary text of a one-semester course for junior electrical engineering students. It covers a broad spectrum of electromagnetic phenomena such as, surface waves, plasmas, photonic crystals, negative refraction as well as related materials including superconductors. In addition, the text brings together electromagnetism and optics as the majority of texts discuss electromagnetism disconnected from optics. In contrast, in this book both are discussed. Seven labs have been developed to accompany the material of the book.

Table of Contents

PART I: ELECTRIC AND MAGNETIC FIELDS IN ISOTROPIC MEDIA. CHAPTER 1. ELECTROSTATICS. Electric charges, electric charge conservation law, Coulomb’s law. Electric field vector, principle of superposition. Electric potential and electric field energy. Gauss’s law for the electric field. Relation between the electric field and the electric potential. Poisson’s and Laplace equations. Electric field in a medium, electric displacement. Problems. CHAPTER 2. MAGNETOSTATICS. Interaction of moving charges. The field of moving charges and currents, the Biot-Savart law. Ampere’s law. Magnetic field of a solenoid. Magnetic field in a medium, magnetic field intensity. Problems. CHAPTER 3. MAXWELL’S EQUATIONS FOR ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS. Faraday’s law. Self-inductance and mutual inductance. Magnetic field energy. Transient processes in circuits with capacitors and inductors. Displacement current. Maxwell’s equations. Problems. PART II: ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES IN HOMOGENEOUS, HETEROGENEOUS AND ANISOTROPIC MEDIA. CHAPTER 4. ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES IN HOMOGENEOUS MEDIA WITHOUT ABSORPTION. Electromagnetic wave spectrum. Wave equation. Plane monochromatic waves. olarization of electromagnetic waves. Superposition of electromagnetic waves. Energy and momentum of a wave. Standing waves. Interference and coherence of electromagnetic waves. Problems. CHAPTER 5. ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS AND WAVES AT THE INTERFACE BETWEEN TWO MEDIA. Boundary conditions and inverse boundary value problem in electromagnetism Boundary conditions for the electric field of an electromagnetic wave. Boundary conditions for the magnetic field of an electromagnetic wave. Laws of reflection and refraction of waves. Reflection and transmission coefficients of waves. Total internal reflection. Reflection of a wave from a dielectric layer. Problems. CHAPTER 6. ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES IN ANISOTROPIC AND OPTICALLY ACTIVE MEDIA. The structure of plane wave in an anisotropic medium. Dispersion relation and normal waves. Waves in uniaxi

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Vladimir V. Mitin is SUNY Distinguished Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Adjunct Professor of Physics at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. He is a Fellow of IEEE, SPIE, APS, AAAS, and IoP and the author of five textbooks, four research monographs, and more than 260 research articles published in refereed journals.

Dmitry I. Sementsov is Professor of Physics at Ulyanovsk State University, Russia. He is the author of one textbook and more than 420 research papers published in peer-reviewed journals.


"…provides a clear explanation and introduction to applied electromagnetics and optics. This very readable book begins with the foundations of the fields and then successfully covers a number of timely topics that have wide ranges of potential applications."
— Michael A. Stroscio, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

"This book is well written, not overly mathematical, methodical, and combines a thorough coverage of fundamentals with up-to-date results, such as superconductors, surface waves, plasmas, photonic crystals, and negative refraction."
—Michael Shur, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA

"The book’s contents give students not only fundamental knowledge about electrodynamics, but also practical ideas for applications to device, antenna, and waveguide implementations with truly physical and electrodynamical theories. Organizing the book this way gives strong benefits to all students in wide aspects of related fields like electrical engineering and applied physics, as well as material science courses students."
— Taiichi Otsuji, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan

"This book is appropriate for both students as an excellent electromagnetics text and for engineers as a great reference. A rigorous mathematics presentation and thoughtful organization structure develop a step by step expertise from traditional solutions of Maxwell equations in isotropic medium, interfaces and transmission lines to advanced anisotropic, periodic and negative index materials. The book provides a unified approach to different EM and optical problems and illustrates them with many solved examples. The reader will require some knowledge of mathematics and general physics for clear understanding of the material, but as a result, will acquire confidence in understanding of this essential subject for modern engineering disciplines."
— Serge Oktyabrsky, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, Utica, New York, USA

"This book is comprehensiv

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