ion cyclotron frequency

ion cyclotron frequency

[′ī‚än ′si·klə‚trän ‚frē·kwən·sē]
(electromagnetism)
The angular frequency of the motion of an ion in a uniform magnetic field in a plane perpendicular to the field.
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Changes in ion cyclotron frequency occur as a result of variations in magnetic field strength, ion population (space charge), trapping potentials, and excitation conditions (21-24).