Speed of a particle that can pass through plates

In summary, the conversation discusses the problem of determining the speed of a particle passing through two plates with a potential difference of 1500 and a distance of 0.012m between them without being deflected. The person speaking suggests providing additional information, such as the presence of a magnetic field, in order to receive more helpful guidance.
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Two plates, potential difference V =1500 which are .012m apart. What speed particle can pass through them without being deflected?
 
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Gmaximus said:
Two plates, potential difference V =1500 which are .012m apart. What speed particle can pass through them without being deflected?

I think you need to state the problem completely. This makes no sense. The spirit of things around here is that you tell us what you have done so far. Then you can get some direction for going farther, or redirected to a new approach.
 
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U need to know the magnetic field.If it hadn't been for a magnetic field,the particle would be deviated by the electric field.

Daniel.
 

Related to Speed of a particle that can pass through plates

1. What is the speed of a particle that can pass through plates?

The speed of a particle that can pass through plates can vary, depending on the type of particle and the material of the plates. However, in general, these particles can reach speeds up to the speed of light, which is approximately 299,792,458 meters per second.

2. How does the material of the plates affect the speed of the particle?

The material of the plates can greatly impact the speed of a particle passing through them. This is because different materials have different densities and properties that can affect the particle's speed and trajectory. For example, particles passing through a vacuum will have a different speed compared to particles passing through a solid material such as metal.

3. Can particles with mass pass through plates at the speed of light?

No, particles with mass cannot reach the speed of light. According to Einstein's theory of relativity, the speed of light is the maximum speed at which any object with mass can travel. Therefore, particles with mass can only approach but never reach the speed of light.

4. What factors can affect the speed of a particle passing through plates?

Aside from the material of the plates, other factors that can affect the speed of a particle passing through plates include the type of particle, the energy and direction of the particle, and any external forces acting on the particle.

5. Why is the speed of particles passing through plates important in scientific research?

The speed of particles passing through plates is important in scientific research because it can provide valuable information about the properties and behavior of particles, as well as the materials they are passing through. This information can be used in fields such as physics, chemistry, and materials science to better understand the fundamental laws of nature and develop new technologies.

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