I understand that a moving electric charge (e.g. current) produces a magnetic field around it. Does it have an electric field as well? And what is the difference between the two?
(I understand they can exert a force if another charge is brought into the proximity of their field)
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- 08-04-2013 23:53
- 09-04-2013 00:01
Yes, it does have an electric field. The difference? Well.. a lot, but what are you concerned about? What I consider to be some of the most important differences are that magnetic forces are relativistic and non-conservative.