By Ian J. R. Aitchison

ISBN-10: 0521245400

ISBN-13: 9780521245401

4 forces are dominant in physics: gravity, electromagnetism and the vulnerable and powerful nuclear forces. Quantum electrodynamics - the hugely profitable conception of the electromagnetic interplay - is a gauge box concept, and it really is now believed that the susceptible and powerful forces can also be defined by way of generalizations of this sort of idea. during this brief ebook Dr Aitchison offers an creation to those theories, a data of that's crucial in figuring out smooth particle physics. With the belief that the reader is already conversant in the rudiments of quantum box concept and Feynman graphs, his objective has been to supply a coherent, self-contained and but hassle-free account of the theoretical ideas and actual rules at the back of gauge box theories.

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2:92 B. Connection at x Æa: Ez and Hy Setting the electric ®eld components Ez of regions 1 and 3, obtained by substituting Eqs. 78) into Eq. 74), equal at x a, we get C1 kx sin kx a a1 C3 gx : 2:93 And setting the magnetic ®eld components Hy of regions 1 and 3, obtained by substituting Eqs. 78) into Eq. 72), equal at x a, we get b2 kx2 C1 cos kx a a1 b2 À g2x C3 : 2:94 Dividing Eq. 93) by Eq. 3 MARCATILI'S METHOD 29 which are obtained from Eqs. 83), into Eq. 95), we get tan kx a a1 k02 n21 À ky2 gx : k02 n22 À ky2 kx Therefore 2 kx a a1 tanÀ1 3 k02 n21 À ky2 gx p1 p k02 n22 À ky2 kx p1 0; 1; .

81) from Eq. 83) and Eq. 81) from Eq. 3 MARCATILI'S METHOD 27 The next step is to impose the boundary conditions speci®ed by Eqs. 56) on the electric and magnetic ®elds. A. Connection at y Æb: Ex and Hz Setting the electric ®eld components Ex of regions 1 and 2 equal at y b, from Eqs. 77), we get C1 cos ky b a2 C2 : 2:86 And setting the magnetic ®eld components Hz of regions 1 and 2, obtained by substituting Eqs. 77) into Eq. 73), equal at y b, we get C1 ky sin ky b a2 C2 gy : 2:87 Dividing Eq.

2: 2:188 On the other hand, when w ) 1, the asymptotic expansion of the lthorder modi®ed Bessel function of the ®rst kind is r I l; n p Àw e Kl $ n 2 n0 2w r p Àw l; 0 e $ 2 2w0 r p Àw e : $ 2 2:189 Since for w ) 1 the right-hand side of Eq. 176) can be rewritten as p Àw p=2e K0 w 1 $ p Àw 3 0; wK1 w w p=2e w 2:190 the left-hand side of Eq. 176) also has to go to zero. That is, J0 u 3 0: uJ1 u 2:191 This implies that the asymptotic value of u is given by u $ j0;m : 2:192 46 ANALYTICAL METHODS Thus, we can summarize the asymptotic values of u for LP0m modes as follows: LP01 mode: u $ j0;1 ; LP0m mode: u $ j0;m for m !

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