four-vector potential

four-vector potential

[′fȯr ‚vek·tər pə′ten·chəl]
(electromagnetism)
A four-vector whose space components are the magnetic vector potential and whose time component is the electric scalar potential.
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micro]] and using the Lorentz condition of (16), we obtain the well-known wave equation for the four-vector potential [14, see pp.
Using (20) into (17) and making use of the Lorentz condition, the wave equation for the four-vector potential becomes