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Rotating a Bar Magnet

  1. Jan 16, 2007 #1
    Ive always wondered what happens to the magnetic field of a bar magnet if it is spun at a high velocity around an axis between the poles. Can someone explain.:smile:
     
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  3. Jan 16, 2007 #2

    Meir Achuz

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    The rotating B field will lead to an E field. At high enough spin rate, this will produce magnetic dipole radiation.
     
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