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Accelerated electron

  1. Feb 16, 2012 #1
    what is the source of electromagnetic radiation when electron is accelerated
     
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  3. Feb 16, 2012 #2

    tiny-tim

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    hi sharma! :smile:
    if you mean "where does the energy come from?", the answer is that it comes from whatever force is making the electron accelerate
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    when you accelerate an electron, you not only have to give it extra momentum, you also have to supply a bit of work into the electromagnetic field :wink:
     
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