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Refresher sought on Jefimenko

  1. May 4, 2007 #1
    I know this has been discussed here previously, but alas, I lost track. =20
    Would any of you be so kind as to summarize the points / counter points=20
    of Jefimenko's work?
    From what little I remember, I got the impression=20
    that Jefimenko is merely taking a retarded potential perspective (
    propagation time considerations) to construct relativity rather than=20
    starting with Lorentz transformations. I wanted to look at it further (
    and have two of his books), but have not yet.
    So, for those of you that=20
    have looked at it, I'd appreciate a summary of the points, counter=20
    points, and lingering unknowns regarding the utility and soundness of=20
    the Jefimenko approach.

    Thanks in advance,

  2. jcsd
  3. May 4, 2007 #2
    I checked what I could on the web about this author.
    I only found elementary electromagnetic theory presented sometimes with useless length.
    Look like there is nothing to be learned.
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