Chapter 6: Polarization

author: Markus Zahn, Center for Future Civic Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Oct. 10, 2008,   recorded: September 2005,   views: 3414
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6.0 Introduction

6.1 Polarization density

6.2 Laws and continuity conditions with polarization

  • Polarization current density and Ampere's law
  • Displacement flux density

6.3 Permanent polarization

6.4 Polarization constitutive laws

6.5 Fields in the presence of electrically linear dielectrics

  • Capacitance
  • Induced polarization charge

6.6 Piece-wise uniform electrically linear dielectrics

  • Uniform dielectrics
  • Piece-wise uniform dielectrics

6.7 Smoothly inhomogeneous electrically linear dielectrics

6.8 Summary

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