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Magnetic Field of a Straight Wire

This is an illustration of the circular magnetic fields around a straight current-carrying wire. Current flow (of electrons) is indicated in the wire. The magnetic field direction is illustrated by arrows on the magnetic field lines and a magnetic compass that can be moved on a plane perpendicular to the current. Material is available in several different languages.

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