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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

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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


    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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