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Torque on a Moving Electric/Magnetic Dipole

By Alexander L. Kholmetskii, Oleg V. Missevitch, and Tolga Yarman
Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 45, 83-99, 2012


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.


Alexander L. Kholmetskii, Oleg V. Missevitch, and Tolga Yarman, "Torque on a Moving Electric/Magnetic Dipole," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 45, 83-99, 2012.


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