Conservation of angular momentum for systems of charged particles

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)732-734
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Mathematical Physics
Volume30
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

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Angular Momentum
Conservation
conservation
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  • Mathematical Physics

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

In: Journal of Mathematical Physics, Vol. 30, No. 3, 01.01.1989, p. 732-734.

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