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## Main Question or Discussion Point

Hi all.

I was thinking of something: Bound charges in an insulator arise because of the polarisation, so even though we have bound surface and volume charges, an insulator will still be electrically neutral.

I was trying to apply this line of though to a magnetized object. Here, the magnetization is due to bound surface- and volume currents. If the magnetization is 100% uniform, all the bound volume currents will cancel eachother, and we will have a current around the edge of our object. If the magnetization is not uniform, we will have a bound volume current - in both cases, the

Am I corrent about this?

I was thinking of something: Bound charges in an insulator arise because of the polarisation, so even though we have bound surface and volume charges, an insulator will still be electrically neutral.

I was trying to apply this line of though to a magnetized object. Here, the magnetization is due to bound surface- and volume currents. If the magnetization is 100% uniform, all the bound volume currents will cancel eachother, and we will have a current around the edge of our object. If the magnetization is not uniform, we will have a bound volume current - in both cases, the

**net**current is zero. And by net current I mean the current from bound volume and surface charges.Am I corrent about this?