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Circle motion of a charge

  1. Oct 17, 2015 #1
    There is a frame that circles around a point because of the Lorentz force. Frame is placed between North and South magnets and there is s current flowing in a frame. My question is - can a charge in a wire move in a circle - for instance clockwise? I mean, if the square frame turns, then the direction of the force and of the magnetic field changes then can a single particle flowing through the wire move in a circle?
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  3. Oct 17, 2015 #2


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    Single particles within wires are not a useful concept.
    It depends on the way your frame moves through the magnetic field.
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