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On the significance of multipole axes

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The force experienced by a multipole when placed in an external magnetic field (which may be the field of another multipole) is formulated in terms of its dependence on the axes of the multipole.

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James, R.W. On the significance of multipole axes. PAGEOPH 74, 23–24 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00875182

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Keywords

  • Magnetic Field
  • External Magnetic Field