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Curl of E for charge

  1. Sep 1, 2009 #1
    like the divergence of a charged particle (whether + or -) Is there any possibility of presence of curl of elctric field of that particle??????
     
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  3. Sep 1, 2009 #2

    clem

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    If the charge is moving and producing a changing B field, there will be a curl of E.
     
  4. Sep 1, 2009 #3
    i'm talking about the electrostatic field of a static charge!!!!
     
  5. Sep 1, 2009 #4

    if the electric field is composed of only stationary charges, then dB/dt=0
     
  6. Sep 1, 2009 #5
    clem just said theres a curl of E only if the particle is moving
     
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