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Bulletin of the Lebedev Physics Institute

, Volume 40, Issue 9, pp 265–267 | Cite as

To the origin of anomalous torque acting on a rotating magnetized ball in vacuum

  • V. S. Beskin
  • A. A. ZheltoukhovEmail author
  • A. K. Obukhova
  • E. E. Stroinov
Article

Abstract

The magnitude of the anomalous torque acting on a rotating magnetized ball in vacuum is specified. Its value is shown to depend on the magnetic field structure inside the body.

Keywords

neutron stars radio pulsars anomalous torque 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. S. Beskin
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. A. Zheltoukhov
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • A. K. Obukhova
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. E. Stroinov
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Lebedev Physical InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Moscow Institute of Physics and TechnologyDolgoprudnyi, Moscow RegionRussia

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