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Electricity and Magnetism

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Electron Moving in a Magnetic Field

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An electron with initial velocity $v \widehat x$ moves into a region free of electric fields but with a constant, uniform magnetic field $B \widehat z$.

Which of the following is true regarding the motion of the electron in the magnetic field?

Select ALL that apply.

A

The electron speed will increase.

B

The electron will experience an acceleration

C

The electron speed will decrease.

D

The direction of motion of the electron will change.

E

The electron will develop a component of velocity along the $- \widehat z$ direction.