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Loss of Linear Momentum in an Electrodynamics System: from an Analytical Approach to Simulations

By Dimitri S. H. Charrier
Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 13, 69-82, 2010


The classical electrodynamics allows the use of retarded electromagnetic fields. The purpose of this investigation is to predict the useful force in a coil-ring system by electromagnetomechanical conversion. Analytical equations in retarded regime are given and are used to simulate a realistic thruster based on the coil-ring system. It is shown that a net force in the inertial coil-ring system is created. By means of high frequency electronics, analytical and practical tools toward new experiments for electromagnetic thrusters are given.


Dimitri S. H. Charrier, "Loss of Linear Momentum in an Electrodynamics System: from an Analytical Approach to Simulations," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 13, 69-82, 2010.


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