Maxwell's Multipole Vectors and the CMB

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Weeks, Jeffrey R.;
(2004)
  • Subject: Astrophysics

The recently re-discovered multipole vector approach to understanding the harmonic decomposition of the cosmic microwave background traces its roots to Maxwell's Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism. Taking Maxwell's directional derivative approach as a starting point,... View more
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