Scalar Retarded Potential of a Point Charge Moving on a Circle with Constant Velocity

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The radius of the circle is cm and the angular velocity ω radians/second. The constant charge velocity is less than the light speed . The plot shows the retarded scalar potential per charge unit (esu) with the dimension . The retardation delay is negligible if the observation point is near the charge position. The time dependent scalar potential is averaged over time.

Contributed by: Franz Krafft (March 2011)
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