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TORQUE ON A MOVING ELECTRIC/MAGNETIC DIPOLE

By A. L. Kholmetskii, O. V. Missevitch, and T. Yarman

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Abstract:
We derive an expression for the torque exerted on an electric/magnetic dipole moving in an electromagnetic field, which contains two new velocity-dependent terms that to our knowledge were not reported before. A physical meaning of various torque components is discussed in terms of Lorentz force law and hidden momentum contribution.

Citation:
A. L. Kholmetskii, O. V. Missevitch, and T. Yarman, "Torque on a Moving Electric/Magnetic Dipole," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 45, 83-99, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERB12082105

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