skip to main content

Title: Invariants of the electromagnetic field

We present a constructive proof that, in electrodynamics, all of the gauge-invariant Lorentz scalars and pseudoscalars can be expressed as functions of the quadratic ones.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [2]
  1. Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, A. Postal 70-543, 04510 México, D.F. (Mexico)
  2. (Chile)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22251034
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Mathematical Physics; Journal Volume: 55; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ELECTRODYNAMICS; ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS; FUNCTIONS; GAUGE INVARIANCE; PSEUDOSCALARS; SCALARS