charged particle


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charged particle

Any ion or subatomic particle that carries an electrical charge, e.g., in medicine, a proton used in radiation therapy. By convention, protons are positively charged particles; electrons, negatively charged.
See also: particle
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In the later studies, Haitch, Rueda and Puthoff [23] studied an accelerated charged particle under the influence of zeropint field and obtained a relation for inertial mass of a charged particle which is similar to (3).
Figures in Table 2 demonstrate that during the interaction of a fast moving charged particle with a nucleus (at r ~ [10.
perpendicular to]] is the momentum perpendicular to the magnetic field, t is the time, m is the rest mass of the charged particle, [gamma]m is the relativistic mass of the charged particle, and q is the charge of the charged particle.
The ionization chamber technique is employed to convert neutrons to charged particles in a large spatial region.
Solar wind is a stream of charged particles from the sun.
The researchers said that such charged particles twirl and gyrate around the magnetic field lines created by the vast magnetic systems that surround the Sun and Earth.
The display is caused by electrically charged particles from the sun entering the earth's atmosphere.
They sometimes form when bursts of charged particles from the sun crash into Earth's magnetic field.
2] Earth's magnetic field usually deflects most of the charged particles.
The latest and greatest outbursts from the Crab Nebula, long known for its steady high-energy glow, are challenging theories about how the heavens accelerate charged particles to high energies.