Larmor formula


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Larmor formula

[′lär·mȯr ‚fȯr·myə·lə]
(electromagnetism)
The rate at which energy is radiated by a nonrelativistic, accelerated charge is 2 q 2 a 2/3 c 3, where q is the particle's charge in esu (electrostatic units), a is its acceleration, and c is the speed of light.