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Free electrons inductance?

  1. Jul 4, 2005 #1
    Does a beam of electron exhibit inductance equivalent to the one in wires?
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    You'd better believe it. It is how they determine the amount of charge or current in a beam of charge in an accelerator. The ICT (Intergrated Charge Transformer) make use of the induced current made by an electron beam to give the amount of charge passing through in each electron beam pulse.

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