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Homework Help: Magnetic field unit conversion

  1. Jul 24, 2006 #1
    # If the magnetic field is Oersted, how to convert it into Tesla? Suppose the magnetic field is 50 Oersted, in Tesla what is the magnetic field?
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  3. Jul 25, 2006 #2


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    Hello Amith2006,

    the following relation for magnetic field strength given in Ampere A/metre m and Oersted Oe holds true for vacuum and matter:


    In vacuum a magnetic field strength of [itex]1\,\frac{A}{m}[/itex] will lead to a magnetic flux density of [itex]4\pi\,10^{-7}\,T[/itex].


    Last edited: Jul 25, 2006
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