Liénard-Wiechert potentials


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Liénard-Wiechert potentials

[′lē‚närt ′vē·kərt pə‚ten·chəlz]
(electromagnetism)
The retarded and advanced electromagnetic scalar and vector potentials produced by a moving point charge, expressed in terms of the (retarded or advanced) position and velocity of the charge.
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