Document Type

Article

Publication Title

Physics Teacher

ISSN

0031-921X

Volume

53

Issue

1

First Page

34

37

Publication Date

1-2015

Abstract

The article discusses the concept behind motion of a charged particle in a non-uniform filed of a wire carrying current. Topics discussed include possible types of motion in a current carrying field, vector analysis of velocity and magnetic field of the particle and Coupled differential equations.

Publication Information

Prentice, A., Fatuzzo, M., & Toepker, T. (2015). Charged Particle Dynamics in the Magnetic Field of a Long Straight Current-Carrying Wire. The Physics Teacher, 53, 34-37