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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Deflecting an Electron Beam w/Magnet

PIRA 5H30.10

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

A bar magnet can deflect the electron beam in a cathode ray tube (CRT) according to the right-hand rule (remember electrons are negatively charged!).  This is due to the force a magnetic field has on a moving charge.

Recipe and
Location:

Cathode Ray Tube
Transformer
Power Supply
Leads
Magnets

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

Bending CRT Beam

Real Video:

Bending CRT Beam

Notes:

None at this time.

 

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