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Continuity of Magnetic Scalar Potential

  1. Oct 2, 2011 #1
    Hello

    I have found in some text books that the magnetic scalar potential is continuous across a boundary. Now, how can this be explained starting from the two boundary conditions of Maxwell's equations (continuity of normal flux density Bn and tangential field Ht)?

    Thanks in advance for your hints.

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  3. Oct 2, 2011 #2

    clem

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    H=-grad phi would be infinite if phi were not continuous.
     
  4. Oct 17, 2011 #3
    Thanks a lot Clem.
     
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