Physics 511A, 2014: Chapter 2, Volume 2. Relativistic mechanics

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Back to Physics 511A, 2014: Graduate Electrodynamics.

Sections 8, 9, 11, 14 only.

Homework Questions

  1. Derive the limit of the Hamilton-Jacobi equation.
  2. Problem 1 after Section 11.
  3. Problem 6 after Section 11.
  4. Problem after Section 14.
  5. A massive particle of energy traveling with a velocity , not necessarily small relative to the speed of light, emits a photon of the energy in a certain direction in its rest frame. What is the angle, by which its velocity is deflected in a nonmoving reference frame?