A guided tour of mathematical physics by Snieder R.

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Problem e: This almost sounds too good to be true! Can you nd the catch? 4 Flowing probability In classical mechanics, the motion of a particle with mass m is governed by Newton's law: mr = F. 12) m ddt2r = V (r) : ;r However, this law does not hold for particles that are very small. 12). It is one of the outstanding features of quantum mechanics that microscopic particles are treated as waves rather than particles. 13) i @t 2m ; ; r CHAPTER 6. THE THEOREM OF GAUSS 56 In this expression, h is Planck's constant h divided by 2 .

However, the physical meaning of a coupling constant goes much deeper, because it prescribes how strong the eld is that is generated by a given source. This constant describes how strong cause (the source) and e ect (the eld) are coupled. 3) for a dipole m at the origin is zero everywhere, including the location of the dipole. " However, particles with a magnetic charge (usually called \magnetic monopoles") have not been found in nature despite extensive searches. 13) but we should remember that this divergence is zero because of the observational absence of magnetic monopoles rather than a vanishing coupling constant.

Problem a: Compute the ux of the vector eld v(x y z) = (x + y + z)^z through a sphere with radius R centered on the origin by explicitly computing the integral that de nes the ux. Problem b: Show that the total ux of the magnetic eld of the earth through your skin is zero. Problem c: Solve problem a without carrying out any integration explicitly. 1) to show that the gravitational eld of a body with a spherically symmetric mass density depends only on the total mass but not on the distribution of the mass over that body.

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