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electromagnetism

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Idea

Electromagnetism or electrodynamics is the gauge theory whose field is the electromagnetic field, see there for more details.

The corresponding quantum field theory is quantum electrodynamics.

Revised on April 29, 2013 20:18:57 by Urs Schreiber (89.204.138.79)