Relativistic Particles in Electric and Magnetic Fields

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This Demonstration models the motion of charged particles in the uniform electric and magnetic fields. Using the sliders, the user can adjust the particle properties and set values for the fields. Trajectories of positive and negative charges are red and blue, respectively.

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Note: this model is based on approximation methods. Inaccuracies may occur for extreme low or high values. If the "relativity" box is left unchecked, a nonrelativistic approximation is given.

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Contributed by: Ivan Starostin (July 2014)
(Mathematica Summer Camp 2014)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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