magnetic potential


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to magnetic potential: Magnetic Scalar Potential, Magnetic vector potential

magnetic potential

n.
A field, usually a vector field, but occasionally a scalar field, from which the magnetic field can be calculated.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The magnetic induction and the magnetic field intensity are calculated using the vector magnetic potential [bar.
This is attributed to the presence of neutrons with energies higher than the magnetic potential of the trap.