MagneticDipole

class plasmapy.formulary.magnetostatics.MagneticDipole(moment: Unit('A m2'), p0: Unit('m'))

Bases: plasmapy.formulary.magnetostatics.MagnetoStatics

Simple magnetic dipole — two nearby opposite point charges.

Parameters
  • moment (Quantity) – Magnetic moment vector, in units of A m2.

  • p0 (Quantity) – Position of the dipole.

Methods Summary

magnetic_field(p)

Calculate magnetic field generated by this wire at position p.

Methods Documentation

magnetic_field(p: Unit('m'))

Calculate magnetic field generated by this wire at position p.

Parameters

p (Quantity) – Three-dimensional position vector.

Returns

B – Magnetic field at the specified position.

Return type

Quantity