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Hall Effect

If an electric current flows through a conductor in a magnetic field, the magnetic field exerts a transverse force on the moving charge carriers which tends to push them to one side of the conductor. ...

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William Gilbert

William Gilbert (1544-1603) work in 1600 was the standard work throughout Europe on electrical and magnetic phenomena. He made the first clear distinction between magnetic and the amber effect ...

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Charged particle motion in uniform magnetic field (2D)

The site allows the path of a charged particle to be tracked through a magnetic field perpendicular to the screen.

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Wilhelm Eduard Weber

Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804 - 1891) worked closely with Carl Friedrich Gauss and developed sensitive magnetometers and other magnetic instruments. The magnetic unit, termed a weber, formerly the ...

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Magnetic Field Lines

A magnetic field can be thought of as consisting of lines of force.

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Magnetic Dipole Moment

From the expression for the torque on a current loop, the characteristics of the current loop are summarized in its magnetic moment

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Electric Permittivity and Magnetic Permeability

Definitions of Electric Permittivity and Magnetic Permeability and links to related information.

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Tape Recording

When a magnetized tape passes under the playback head of a tape recorder, the ferromagnetic material in the tape head is magnetized and that magnetic field penetrates a coil of wire which is wrapped ...

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Seeing Magnetic Field Patterns in 3D

How to do an experiment to show 3D magnetic field patterns.

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How Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Works

A brief description of how Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRI works and its applications in medicine.

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