I read somewhere that the whole of magnetism, and in particular the lorentz force, can be found merely by applying the lorentz transformation to transform the coordinates of the electric field of a charged particle from the frame in which the particle is at rest to a frame in which the particle is moving.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I am finding it difficult to do this, mostly because I thought that the lorentz transformation transforms the coordinates of spacetime events and not vector fields. How can you fit vector fields into a four-dimensional spacetime?

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# Deriving the Lorentz Force

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