Question

A charged particle enters into a uniform magnetic field with velocity vector at an angle of with the magnetic field. The pitch of the helical path followed by the particle is . The radius of the helix will be

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Updated on : 2022-09-05
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Correct option is C)

Pitch of the helix is product of velocity component along the magnetic field and the time period .

Pitch:
Here denotes momentum
Radius of the helix



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