# Question Regarding Electromagnetic Fields in Special Relativity

According to the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biot-Savart_Law" [Broken], the equation for the magnetic field around a charged particle moving with constant velocity is

$$\mathbf{B} = \frac{1}{c^2} \mathbf{v} \times \mathbf{E}$$

But then, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematical_descriptions_of_the_electromagnetic_field" [Broken], the relativistic description for the magnetic field, where B and E are the nonrelativistic magnetic and electric fields is

$$\mathbf{B} ' = \gamma ( \mathbf{B} - \frac{1}{c^2} \mathbf{v} \times \mathbf{E})- \frac{\gamma - 1}{v^2} ( \mathbf{B} \cdot \mathbf{v} ) \mathbf{v}$$

But this would mean that B' is always 0. Am I misunderstanding something? Is one of these equations the wrong one to use?

Would the B in the relativistic equation be zero to begin with?

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In the first equation v is velocity of the particle, while in the second one the same letter is used to mean relative velocity of reference frames. If these two velocities are equal then B' = 0 because the particle is at rest in the '-reference frame.

Meir Achuz