Direction of a Moving Particle in a Charged Particle

1) The neutron is a particle with zero charge. However, it has a nonzero magnetic moment of 9.66 × 10−27Am2. A possible explanation for this is the circular motion of 'quarks' - fundamental subatomic particles. The neutron is believed to consist of an "up" quark with a charge of +2e/3 and two "down" quarks each of charge −e/3 (note net charge is still zero). If the quarks are in motion they can create a magnetic moment. In particular, the magnetic moment produced by a circular current is µ = IA, where I is the current and A is the area of the circle. The radius of the neutron is 1.2 × 10−15m and so this seems a reasonable estimate for the radius of the orbits. If the up quark moves around in one direction, and the down quarks move in the opposite direction, all with the same speed v how fast will they have to be moving to generate the observed magnetic moment?

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Homework Nine.

1) The neutron is a particle with zero charge. However, it has a nonzero magnetic moment of 9.66 × 10−27Am2. A possible explanation for this is the circular motion of 'quarks' - fundamental subatomic particles. The neutron is ...

Solution Summary

The solution determines the direction of a moving particle in a charged particles.

... Thus, the electron will move in a circular path of ... magnitude of force acting on a charged particle moving perpendicular to ... is B*v*q and its direction is always ...

... force equation ---- (1) ie F = qvB sin, where is the angle between the direction of the velocity of the charged particle moving in magnetic field. ...

... force on a particle with charge q moving at velocity ... E + vx B), First find out the forces on the particle. ur The electric force is just in y-direction, and FE ...

... force always acts parallel to the direction of motion ... can feel is when it is moving parallel to ... when the particle moves parallel to the field, it experiences ...

... As the satellite moves through the charged particles, the ... a good conductor all the particles captured will ... two hemispheres normal to the direction of velocity ...

... Lorentz force formula : Force experienced by a charged particle (charge q) moving in a ... where θ is the angle between the vectors v and B. Direction of the ...

... (b) If it is initially moving in the ... energy, so the kinetic energy is always positive and the particle continues to move in that direction (rightward). ...

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