On the anomalous torque applied to a rotating magnetized sphere in a vacuum
A.A. Zheltoukhova,b aMoscow Institute of Physics and Technology (National Research University), Institutskii per. 9, Dolgoprudny, Moscow Region, 141701, Russian Federation bLebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prosp. 53, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation
We analyze the torque applied to a rotating magnetized sphere in a vacuum. It is shown that for the correct determination of one of the torque’s component the angular momentum of the electromagnetic field within the body should be taken into account.