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Magnetic field outside a conductor

by dymondahlis
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Apr14-10, 09:44 AM
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Why is the magnetic field outside a conductor zero?
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Apr14-10, 09:53 AM
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Where did you read that it is such?

A copper wire with a current going through it is a conductor, but surely generates a magnetic field.

Maybe you mean a conductor in equilibrium, but still... An iron magnet is a conductor.

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