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Magnetic scalar and vector potential

  1. Jan 7, 2014 #1
    Mathematically, Scalar [itex]V_m[/itex] Magnetic Potential is given by


    and Vector Magnetic Potential [itex]\overline{A}[/itex] is given by


    Is there any way I can explain it or define it in words?
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  3. Jan 7, 2014 #2


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    The rotational (∇xA) and the irrotational (∇V) parts.
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