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Homework Help: Magnetic scalar and vector potential

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

    [itex]\overline{H}=∇V_m[/itex]​

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

    [itex]\overline{B}=\overline{∇}X\overline{A}[/itex]​

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

    maajdl

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