Particle in a Uniform Magnetic Field#

Part 1#

A charged particle moving in a uniform magnetic field experiences a constant magnitude acceleration perpendicular to its velocity vector at all times. This means

Answer Section#

  • The particle will move in a straight line.

  • The particle will travel at constant velocity.

  • The particle will spiral inwards.

  • The particle will travel at constant speed.

  • The particle will spiral outwards.


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