Magnetic Dipole Moment

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What exactly is magnetic dipole moment(say of a circular loop)?What is its physical significance?
 

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What exactly is magnetic dipole moment(say of a circular loop)?What is its physical significance?
In a nutshell it tells you how the loop (or whatever) will react in a magnetic field. You can calculate the torque on the loop produced by the magnetic field.


-Dan