charged particle

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charged particle

(chärjd)
n.
A subatomic particle, such as a proton or electron, that has an electric charge, either positive or negative.
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In the present study, the interaction of the magnetic field of the scattering charged particles with the magnetic moment of nuclei is investigated.
The solar flare, wandering close to the Earth, threw immense clouds with charged particles toward the planet causing the beautiful display.
The researchers said that such charged particles twirl and gyrate around the magnetic field lines created by the vast magnetic systems that surround the Sun and Earth.
The display is caused by electrically charged particles from the sun entering the earth's atmosphere.
Three papers describe how Voyager 1's entry into a region called the magnetic highway resulted in simultaneous observations of the highest rate so far of charged particles from outside heliosphere and the disappearance of charged particles from inside the heliosphere.
Scientists refer to this new region as a magnetic highway for charged particles because our sun's magnetic field lines are connected to interstellar magnetic field lines.
2] Earth's magnetic field usually deflects most of the charged particles.
The latest and greatest outbursts from the Crab Nebula, long known for its steady high-energy glow, are challenging theories about how the heavens accelerate charged particles to high energies.
Bruce Klimpke, technical director of Integrated Engineering Software, explains: "Many devices are affected by the motion of charged particles in electric and/or magnetic fields.
Clearly and elegantly, Rohrlich describes the philosophy and logic of physical theory and a plan for the presentation of the classical theory of charged particles, a short history of that theory, foundations of classical mechanics, (including the equivalence of static coordination systems and the relativity of velocity, the relativity of acceleration and the basic problem of classical dynamics), the Maxwell-Lorentz field, electromagnetic radiation, the charged particle, generalizations, the relations of the classical Lorentz invariant charged-particle theory to other levels of theory, the theory's structure and place in physics, physically correct dynamics, the space-time of special relativity, and the space-time of general relativity.
They noticed that just as the comet lost its tail on April 20, a cloud of charged particles from the sun, called a coronal mass ejection (CME), swept past the object.
The colorant is produced by providing a dispersion of similarly charged particles in a carrier to produce an ordered periodic array of particles, coating an array of particles with a matrix in the process, and fixing the array of particles within the matrix, whereby the colorant comprises an ordered periodic array of particles held in a matrix.