# Questions tagged [magnetic-monopoles]

A magnetic monopole is a hypothetical particle with only one magnetic pole. Their magnetic fields would not be divergence-less. Predicted by certain modern theories, including string theory, supergravity, and various popular grand unified theories.

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### In layman terms, what would it mean if a magnetic monopole was observed?

I am a CS student so I don't really understand all the nuances surrounding this subject but I have heard of magnetic monopoles a couple of times and found them to be extremely interesting. I have ...
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### Pauli equation with magnetic monopoles

Magnetic monopoles are thought to exist in some Grand Unified theories. The Pauli Equation uses the magnetic potential A. The curl of A is the magnetic field B. But the divergence of the curl is ...
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### Magnetic Dipole Moments and Dipole Contributions

I'm currently in Physics 2 (calc-based) at my University. On the last exam we had questions over magnetic dipole moments and dipole contributions. I'm still unable to solve these problems. Would ...
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### Gravity, particle properties and magnetic monopoles

Generally, magnetic monopoles searches assume it has a mass. And that introduces gravity into the game. But, my question rough is: Why should a magnetic monopole have a mass or any other ...
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### What do magnetic field lines represent?

When magnetic field lines of permanent magnet were put, they supposed a north monopole magnet, so if you put a monopole north magnet it will follow the magnetic field lines. But what about the ...
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### Non-relativistic vector first integral

In this paper the author discusses the Poincaré vector $\vec D$, and he wrote the Lorentz equation when magnetic charge is present. Do you have any suggested reading for this and how he derived the ...
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### Magnetic fields and closed loop

It is well known that there don't appear to be magnetic poles. In Maxwell's equations this has the implication $$\nabla \cdot \mathbf{B} = 0$$ and results in the statement "the magnetic field forms ...
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### Do magnetic field lines indicate how a mangetic field will act on an “idealized” test magnetic north monopole?

We imagine an electric field and a magnetic field as vector fields. When we are introduced to a static electric field, we usually picture it as an infinite number of vectors (magnitude,direction) in ...