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Value of Cylotron frequency?

  1. Apr 26, 2012 #1
    Can anyone tell me the value of cyclotron frequency with full mathematical proof and explanation?
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  3. Apr 26, 2012 #2


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  4. Apr 26, 2012 #3
    Two things the above formula for proton cyclotron resonance misses:

    1) At higher proton energies, the mass in the denominator of the equation becomes relativistic, causing the resonance frequency to drop.

    2) For vertical orbit stability, the vertical B field Bz(r) must decrease as a function of r (radius) of orbit.
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