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Title: Electromagnetic energy-momentum tensor. Abraham vs. Minkowski
Author: Alfonso Albero, Alejandro
Director/Tutor: Llosa, Josep
Keywords: Tensor d'energia-moment
Camps electromagnètics
Treballs de fi de grau
Stress–energy tensor
Electromagnetic fields
Bachelor's thesis
Issue Date: Apr-2021
Abstract: In this work we calculate the energy-momentum tensor of the electromagnetic field in vacuum and in the presence of an isotropic medium from first principles, along with the conservation laws for various cases. With the aid of Maxwell and the constitutive equations for isotropic media, we relate the canonical, Minkowski and Abraham energy-momentum tensors to each other and discuss the difference between Abraham and canonical momentum in an attempt to clarify the century-long Abraham-Minkowski controversy
Note: Treballs Finals de Grau de Física, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Curs: 2021, Tutor:Josep Llosa Carrasco
Appears in Collections:Treballs Finals de Grau (TFG) - Física

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