Vector Potential
A function
such that
The most common use of a vector potential is the representation of a
magnetic field
. If a
Vector Field
has zero
Divergence
, it may be represented by a vector potential.
See also
Divergence
,
Helmholtz's Theorem
,
Potential Function
,
Solenoidal Field
,
Vector Field
© 1996-9
Eric W. Weisstein
1999-05-26