Animation & Explanation made by BIGS

Click on the picture to start the animation. But be careful, the Flash Player must be downloaded and approved by the browser or after the swf file has been stored in the “Download” folder, please select “Open with” from the “Flash Player” list.
Please also note that the Flashplayer will be removed from all browsers from 01.01.2021. You can only open our animations with the Flash Player. You can find a statement from the flash manufacturer HERE.

Further reading:

Genaral information on “Lorentz force”

Without magnetic field
Electrons emerge from the glowing cathode (-). On theit path to the anode (+), they are accelerated by the potential difference applied. The electrons move in a straight line.With magnetic field
Interaction with the magnetic field (such as the field of a coil) produces a curvature in the previously straight path of the electrodes. The magnetic field, or more precisely the Lorentz force, force the electrodes onto a circular path perpendicular to the magnetic field force line.

Bestseller Nr. 1
Schaum's Outline of Modern Physics (Schaum's Outlines) (English Edition)
  • Ronald Gautreau
  • McGraw-Hill Education
  • Kindle Edition
  • Auflage Nr. 2 (17.08.1999)
  • Englisch
Bestseller Nr. 2
Bestseller Nr. 4
Theory and Computation of Electromagnetic Fields (Wiley - IEEE)
  • Jian-Ming Jin
  • Auflage Nr. 002 (05.10.2015)
  • Gebundene Ausgabe: 744 Seiten
Bestseller Nr. 5
Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism (English Edition)
  • John Dirk Walecka
  • World Scientific Publishing Company
  • Kindle Edition
  • Englisch
Translate »