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### Two ways, different result: Find torque due to magnetic force on a conductor

We have an AB conductor of length $2L$ and an infinite one coming out of the screen as shown in the picture (a is the distance between the 2nd conductor and the middle of the finite conductor) ...
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### Net magnetic field & magnetization on a ferromagnetic material

A ferromagnetic materiel is saturated by an exterior magnetic field like so: Where $B_1$ is a uniform magnetic field. Then after some time $t$ another magnetic field $B_2$ is introduced as well, but ...
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### Deflection of compass and rest position through Magnetic induction

I found a problem with a compass and a magnet, as diagrammed below. The needle of the compass was oscillating, but when a soft iron bar was placed in the “X” then the needle came to rest. Why did ...
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### Circularly Magnetized Neodymium Torus With Minimum Flux Leakage

I'd like to conduct some experiments related to Aharonov-Bohm. In particular, I'd like to investigate the irrotational vector potential gradient. A simple geometry for this is the major axis of a ...
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### How to understand Steady Currents within the limits of Magnetostatics

I know that the precise mathematical statement of local charge conservation is $\nabla \cdot \vec{J}=-\frac{\partial \rho}{\partial t}$, where $\vec{J}$ is the volume current density and $\rho$ is the ...
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### What is the difference between the magnetic field of a permanent magnet, and that of an electromagnet?

What is the difference between the magnetic field of a permanent magnet, and that of an electromagnet? In the diagram below, you can see that the magnetic field of a wire which carries a DC ...
The vector potential for a magnetic dipole is given by the following formula: $$\vec{A} = \frac{1}{4\pi\epsilon_0 c^2}\frac{\vec{m}\times\hat{e}}{R^2}$$ From this expression we can deduce that for ...