magnetic deflecting force

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Imagine you are sitting in a room with your back to one wall and an electron beam from the back to the front wall is deflected to your right. What is the direction of the magnetic field that exists in you room?
asked Jul 27, 2013 in Physics by kiddo (42 points)

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Moving electric charges are surrounded by a magnetic field, and magnetic fields interact with magnets. Thus it is not surprising that charges moving through a magnetic field experience a force. What is surprising is the direction of the deflecting force. For deflection to occur, the charge must ...

answered Oct 26, 2013 by sammeldrum (60 points)

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