PHY2061 R. D. Field Department of Physics relativity_14.doc University of Florida Electric Field of a Moving Charge ParticleConsider a point charge Q at rest at the origin in the O'-frameand consider the electric fieldin the O-frameat the moment the origins of the two frames coincide (t = t' = 0). We know that, rrKQE′′=′ˆ)(2!. In the O'-frame: 2/32222/3222)(sin)()(cos)(yxyKQrKQEyxxKQrKQEyx′+′′=′′=′′+′′=′′=′θ22/sin/cosyxrryrx′+′=′′′=′′′=′In the O-frame: 22/sin/cosyxrryrx+===21/1/βγ−==cV2/322222/32222/3222/322222/32222/322)sin1(sin)1()()()sin1(cos)1()()(−−=+=′+′′
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course PHY 2061 taught by Professor Fry during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.