Larmor orbit

Larmor orbit

[′lär·mȯr ‚ȯr·bət]
(electromagnetism)
The motion of a charged particle in a uniform magnetic field, which is a superposition of uniform circular motion in a plane perpendicular to the field, and uniform motion parallel to the field.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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