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A charged particle enters a uniform magnetic field with velocity vector at an angle of 45°with the magnetic field. The pitch of helical path followed by particle is p.The pitch of the helix will be

A charged particle enters a uniform magnetic field with velocity vector at an angle of 45°with the magnetic field. The pitch of helical path followed by particle is p.The pitch of the helix will be

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Saurabh Kumar
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6 years ago
There will be two components of velocity, horizontal and vertical.
Calculate, T = 2pi R/B.....calculating ‘v’ from F = q v B
For pitch, x = vxT

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