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Homework Help: Transformation to a r. frame in which E and B are parallel

  1. Jul 8, 2015 #1
    This is problem 11.15 of Jackson, Classical Electrodynamics

    In a certain reference frame a static, uniform, electric field Eo is parallel to the x axis, and a static, uniform, magnetic induction Bo = 2Eo lies in the xy plane, making an angle theta with the axis. Determine the relative velocity of a reference frame in which the electric and magnetic fields are parallel.

    I need the resolution for a general Lorentz transformation (not-only in the z-axis)

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  3. Jul 14, 2015 #2
    Thanks for the post! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
  4. Jul 14, 2015 #3


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    Hello, egutierrezposse. Welcome to PF!

    According to forum rules, we need to see some attempt at a solution.

    Try to convince yourself that a boost in the z direction will do the trick.
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