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Angular momentum in electric field and magnetic field

  1. Jan 30, 2009 #1
    I am just wondering why there are no references and articles talking about the conservation of angular momentum in electric field and/or magnetic field! does any body has any thing to help me because am a phd student and looking for that subject for my research.
    thank all
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  3. Jan 31, 2009 #2
    What have you been looking for? It kind of sounds like you are asking about the energy density, Poynting vector, and stress energy tensor relationships.
  4. Jan 31, 2009 #3


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    Erm... angular momentum is not generally conserved in an electric field.
  5. Jan 31, 2009 #4
    There are plenty of articles...
    As Peeter implied, its is quite a broad subject.

    It appears from your other posts you are doing a Jackson problem to 'prove AM conservation in Electric field'.
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2009
  6. Feb 1, 2009 #5
    actully i am working on prepaper about that subject and i found maybe jakson problem will be a good start point for me..
  7. Feb 1, 2009 #6
    thank you so much for your pleasent suggestion,,but unfortunatly i've already written the abstract to my proffesor! but your experiment indeed interesting.
    thank you
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