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B Magnetic fields and moving electrons

  1. Mar 21, 2017 #1
    Hi forum,
    I have been thinking about the circular magnetic field pattern around a long straight current carrying wire and wondering about what the field pattern would be around an isolated electron moving straight in a vacuum? Somehow the magnetic field of all the individual electrons moving in a wire interact to produce the pattern recorded? (Suppose even vibrations of the ion lattice also adds to the overall effect?).
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  3. Mar 21, 2017 #2


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    have a read through this, it should answer most of your questions


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