Larmor radius

Larmor radius

[′lär·mȯr ‚rād·ē·əs]
(electromagnetism)
For a charged particle moving transversely in a uniform magnetic field, the radius of curvature of the projection of its path on a plane perpendicular to the field. Also known as gyromagnetic radius.
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