torque on a current loop


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Jan14-13, 06:13 PM
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One often uses the model that an electron (which is a current loop due to its spin) experiences a torque in an external magnetic field. Now a torque does work, and magnetic fields don't do work. Isn't there then an inconsistensy here?
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