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PHY2061 R. D. Field Department of Physics relativity_16.doc University of Florida Force on a Charged Particle in an E-Field Consider the interaction of a moving charge with stationary charges (Case I, O-frame, lab frame) or a stationary charge with moving charges (Case II, O'-frame, particle frame). Case I: Parallel Force || || || || || || || || E Q F QE F F F E E = = = = Case II: Perpendicular Force = = = = E Q F QE F F F E E γ / Hence,
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Unformatted text preview: E Q F = in any frame of reference. The laws of physics are invariant under change of frame of reference! E Q V + + + + + + + +--------Lab Frame O-frame E' Q V + + + + + + + +--------Particle Frame O'-frame V E Q V Lab Frame O-frame + + + + + + + + + +- - - - - - - - - - - - - -E' Q V Particle Frame O'-frame + + + + + + + + + + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - V Same in all frames!...
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