Larmor Radius & Cyclotron Freq.

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Definition:                           

Equation

Parameters

Diagram

Calculate Electron Larmor Radius & Cyclotron Freq.:              top

Parameter        

Value

Units

Special Values

Inputs:

K (kinetic energy)
B (flux density)
         

Outputs:

wc (classical)

wc (relativistic)

rL (classical)

rL (relativistic)

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 Sources:  Physics, Hans C. Ohanian, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1985;  Applied Electromagnetism Second Edition by Liang Chi Shen and Jin Au Kong, PWS Publishers, Boston, Massachusetts 1987; and help from Steve Swanekamp (NRL).

Assumes velocity vector is perpendicular to B vector.

 

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