# Would a magnetic charge have the same strength as a electric charge?

## Main Question or Discussion Point

If magnetic charges existed, would the strength of the field be the same as a electric charge? Would you be able to plug it in to the equation of coulomb's law? If so, what would the constant be? The same?

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Well if they don't exist, then who's to say that they would have the same strength as the E.M.F.?

If magnetic charges existed, would the strength of the field be the same as a electric charge? Would you be able to plug it in to the equation of coulomb's law? If so, what would the constant be? The same?
You would need to use the permeability of free space rather than the permittivity, but otherwise yes.

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$$e g_n =\frac{n}{2} \hbar c,$$
where $e$ is the elementary electric charge and $g_n$ possible values for the magnetic charge with $n \in \mathbb{Z}$.