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if a charged particle is at rest and experiences no electromagnetic force then comment on the electric field and the magnetic field

if a charged particle is at rest and experiences no electromagnetic force then comment on the electric field and the magnetic field

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Sumit Majumdar IIT Delhi
askIITians Faculty 137 Points
9 years ago

Hello student,

The net force on the particle may be zero, but electric field due to a stationary charge is non zero and at a distance r from the charge, the magnitude of the electric field is given by:
E=Q/4∏ε0r2

The magnetic field due to a stationary charge is zero.

Thanks & Regards
Sumit Majumdar, 
askIITians Faculty
Ph.D, IIT Delhi

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