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B Photon in a magnetic field

  1. Sep 6, 2016 #1
    Electrons have spin 1/2 and interact with a magnetic field. Since photons have spin 1, I suppose they also feels a force on a magnetic field. So that means that light can be deviated from its original path by a magnetic field?
     
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  3. Sep 6, 2016 #2

    DrClaude

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    The important property is not spin angular momentum, but magnetic moment.
     
  4. Sep 6, 2016 #3
    Do photons have magnetic moment?
     
  5. Sep 6, 2016 #4

    DrClaude

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    Nope. No charge, dipole, or magnetic moment.
     
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