Question

In a cyclotron the speed of a charged particle is increased by

Solution

Correct option is

Electric field

In a cyclotron the electric field increases the speed of the charged particle and magnetic field throws it into a circular orbit.

SIMILAR QUESTIONS

Q1

A proton (mass m, charge e), projected with a velocity v passes undeviated through a region of crossed electric and magnetic fields. With what velocity should an alpha-particle (mass 4 m, charge 2e) be projected so that it passes undeviated through the same region?  

Q2

Two electron beams having velocities in the ratio of 1 : 2 are subjected separately to identical magnetic fields. The ratio of deflections produced is 

Q3

A uniform magnetic field is present in the vertically downward direction in a given region. When an electron is projected in a horizontal direction to the right, it will be moving in a circular path with constant speed 

Q4

In a cathode ray tube, the electrons are subjected to a potential difference of 182 V. The maximum speed acquired by the electrons is 

Q5

Electrons are projected with a velocity of  at right angles to a magnetic field of . If the radius of the circular path of electrons is 1 cm, what is the specific charge (charge to mass ratio) of electrons?

Q6

A proton projected with a velocity v describes a circle of radius r in a uniform magnetic field. With what velocity should an alpha-particle be projected so that it describes a circle of the same radius r in the same magnetic field?   

Q7

A proton projected with kinetic energy K describes a circle of radius r in a uniform magnetic field. With what kinetic energy should an -particle be projected in the same magnetic field so that it describes a circle of radius 2r?

Q8

A proton and an -particle projected with equal linear momenta describe circular paths of radii r1 and r2 respectively in a uniform magnetic field. The ratio  is

Q9

An -particle and a deuteron projected with equal kinetic energies describe circular paths of radii r1 and r2 respectively in a uniform magnetic field. The ratio  is  

Q10

A monoenergetic electron beam with electron speed of  is subjected to a magnetic field of  normal to the beam velocity. What is the radius of the circular path traced by the beam? Given .