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Illustration Magnetic Dipole (Loop) in an Inhomogeneous Magnetic Field

Magnetic Dipole (Loop) in an Inhomogeneous Magnetic Field
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A magnetic dipole (in the form of a current-carrying round loop) located in an external, inhomogeneous magnetic field \(B\). The magnetic dipole moment \(\mu\) is parallel to \(B\) here, which is why the dipole does not undergo any rotation, but is pulled downwards. A force \(F\) acts on the dipole in the inhomogeneous field, which causes the dipole to act in the direction of the larger B field.