Volume 6: Pages 614-615, 1993)
A Note on Aspden's Paper Concerning Retardation in the Coulomb Interaction
Dennis P. Allen Jr. 1
1P.O. Box 41, Spring Lake, Michigan 49456 U.S.A.
Aspden maintains that two fixed point charges interact with retardation if one is allowed to move freely, that is, the free charge will move only after a delay involving the distance between the charges and the speed of light. Here we question that assertion.
Keywords: coulomb interaction, energy density, retardation
Received: April 15, 1993; Published Online: December 15, 2008