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Observer is moving &charge is stationary,magnetic field acts

  1. Jul 26, 2015 #1
    CASE I - Do magnetic field is felt by observer which is moving and charge is stationary?
    CASE II- Do magnetic field is felt by observer which is moving with same velocity as that of charge?
    Does it has some experimental proofs and explanations...
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  3. Jul 26, 2015 #2
    There needs to be relative motion between observer and charge for a magnetic field from the charge to be observed.
  4. Jul 26, 2015 #3


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    To put it another way, if the charge is at rest with respect to an observer, then in that observer's reference frame the charge does not produce a magnetic field.
  5. Jul 28, 2015 #4
    When charge is at rest and observer is moving, then with respect to observer the flux changes. Please explain me something on Electrodynamics and special theory of relativity.....
  6. Jul 28, 2015 #5


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    With respect to observer the observer isn't moving. You are simply asking about a moving charge.
  7. Jul 28, 2015 #6
    ok. a bit confusion...
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