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The 4-momentum of P is defined by p" = mrf (12.32) where m is the rest mass.
The rest mass is a Lorentz scalar.15 The 4-momentum is a 4- vector because rf-
is a 4- vector and m a scalar. Energy and Momentum The temporal component of
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12.7 □ THE ENERGY-MOMENTUM FLUX TENSOR We will study one final
theoretical development, relating to energy and momentum of the
electromagnetic field. The covariant form of the electromagnetic theory is ideal for
analyzing energy ...
All of our considerations of field energy and momentum in this section start from
tensor equations, so the conclusions are consistent with Einstein's postulate of
relativity. To verify that (12.1 15) does satisfy the continuity equation (12.1 12), we
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