Electromagnetic Fields and Particle Motion

Part of the Springer Tracts in Modern Physics book series (STMP, volume 277)


The design of accelerator magnets requires an understanding of the generation of magnetic fields together with the motion of particles within these fields. The basic equations are presented here to clarify the utilised symbols.Maxwell’s equations and the magneto quasistatic approximation (MQS) is presented. Furthermore the theory of motion of a charged particle in magnetic fields is presented in a concise form.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und EnergieBerlinGermany

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