Magnetic Scalar Potentials and the Multipole Expansion for Magnetostatics

  • J. B. Bronzan


Magnetostatics is generally developed in a different manner from electrostatics. This is due to the fact that the magnetic field has zero divergence, whereas the electric field has zero curl.




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References and Suggested Reading

  1. Bronzan, J B, 1971, “The Magnetic Scalar Potential,” Amer. J. Phys. 39, 1357–9. The present chapter is based in part on this reference.Google Scholar
  2. Jackson, J. D., 1975, Classical Electrodynamics, 2nd ed. ( J. Wiley, New York), sec. 5. 6.MATHGoogle Scholar

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