### Abstract

It is shown that the interaction part of the electromagnetic angular momentum density of a system of charged particles is integrable over any forward light cone. A covariant definition of the mechanical momentum is then given and it is shown that angular momentum is conserved.

Original language | English (US) |
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Pages (from-to) | 732-734 |

Number of pages | 3 |

Journal | Journal of Mathematical Physics |

Volume | 30 |

Issue number | 3 |

DOIs | |

State | Published - Jan 1 1989 |

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- Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
- Mathematical Physics

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**Conservation of angular momentum for systems of charged particles.** / Willis, Barton L.

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*Journal of Mathematical Physics*, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 732-734. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.528389

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