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Experimental Verification of Quadrupole Model of the Electric Field of a Rotating Magnet

By Vladimir Borisovich Timofeev and Tamara Egorovna Timofeeva
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 76, 21-26, 2018
doi:10.2528/PIERL18030901

Abstract

We performed an experiment to verify quadrupole model of the electric field of a rotating magnet. It is found that the rotating magnet insulated from the earth and enclosed in a conductive insulated screen induces the potential difference across an air capacitor arranged on the outside the screen. The field of an electric quadrupole cannot penetrate through the screen; therefore the electric field detected outside the screen has the source of another nature. The field observed in the experiment can be explained by arising of a fictitious electric charge upon rotating of the magnet in accordance with the transformations of the electromagnetic field in the theory of relativity.

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Vladimir Borisovich Timofeev and Tamara Egorovna Timofeeva, "Experimental Verification of Quadrupole Model of the Electric Field of a Rotating Magnet," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 76, 21-26, 2018.
doi:10.2528/PIERL18030901
http://www.jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=18030901

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