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Electrons magnetic field

  1. May 10, 2010 #1

    crx

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    The magnetic field created by a stream of electron flow in vacuum depends only by the current or depends by the electrons speed too?
     
    Last edited: May 10, 2010
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  3. May 10, 2010 #2
    The electron speed affects the current, as current is Q/t. Higher electron speed would mean higher current. So both would affect the induced magnetic field.
     
  4. May 10, 2010 #3

    crx

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    I was thinking at the same thing after i posted...That means that a few faster enough electrons would create the same magnetic field as many slower electrons..
     
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