Ampere Tension and Newton's Laws

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Scientific Paper
Title Ampere Tension and Newton\'s Laws
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Author(s) Thomas E Phipps
Keywords Ampere, Tension, Newton's Laws
Published 1993
Journal Apeiron
Volume 1
Number 17
No. of pages 5
Pages 1-5

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An experiment claiming to have resolved a long-standing controversy regarding the existence of so-called Ampere forces (longitudinal forces between electric current elements) is shown to have been in fact indecisive. A slight modification of the experiment, proposed here, should enable it to be crucial.