The outline of the course is as follows:

Maxwell's equations for electrodynamics, gauges (Coulomb and Lorentz), retarded potentials, Jefimenko's equations

(parts of Chapter 6 (sections 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.5) of Jackson, Chapter 10 (sections 10.1, 10.2 ) of Griffiths)

Wave propagation: polarization, dispersion, concept of group velocity, Kramers-Kronig relations

(parts of Chapter 7 (section 7.1, 7.2, 7.5, 7.8, 7.9) of Jackson)

Basics of waveguides and resonant cavities: normal modes in waveguides and cavities, cavity Q

(parts of Chapter 8 of Jackson (sections 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.7), parts of Chapter 9 of Griffiths (section 9.5) )

Physical Optics: Scalar diffraction theory, Babinet's principle (Parts of Chapter 10, Jackson, chapter 8, Principles of Optics, Born & Wolf)

Radiation from a moving point charge: the Lienard-Wiechert potentials, introduction to special relativity, four vectors. (Rybicki & Lightman sections 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2)

Basics of tensor calculus, the covariant formulation of electrodynamics, Maxwell's equations in covariant form (Sections 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.7 of Rybicki & Lightman. Also Chapter 1, parts of Chapter 3, 4 and 8 of Landau & Lifshitz; Chapters 10 and 12 of Griffiths)

The texts that will be useful are:

An Introduction to Electrodynamics, Griffiths Prentice Hall India)

Classical Electrodynamics, J. D. Jackson (Wiley Eastern, third edition).

The Classical Theory of Fields, Landau & Lifshitz (Butterworth & Heinemann, fourth revised edition).

Radiative Processes in Astrophysics, Rybicki & Lightman (Wiley Interscience)