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An Electron Moves Along +X Direction. It Enters into a Region of Uniform Magnetic Field. → B Directed Along –Z Direction as Show in Fig. - Physics

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An electron moves along +x direction. It enters into a region of uniform magnetic field. `vecB` directed along –z direction as shown in fig. Draw the shape of the trajectory followed by the electron after entering the field.

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Solution

Force on the electron is given by

`vec"F" = -"q"(vec"v" xx vec"B")`

So, the electron will follow a semi-circular path in the magnetic field.

Concept: The Bar Magnet
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