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Genaral information on “Lorentz force”
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.
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