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A beam of protons with speed 4 × 105 ms–1 enters a uniform magnetic field of 0.3T at an angle of 60º to the magnetic field. the pitch of the resulting helical path of protons is close to : (Mass of the proton = 1.67 × 10–27 kg, charge of the proton = 1.69 × 10–19 C) 

(1) 12 cm 

(2) 2 cm 

(3) 4 cm 

(4) 5 cm

Magnetic effects of current and magnetism

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Ans. (3) 4 cm

Sol. Pitch $=(V\cos\theta)T$

$=(V\cos\theta){2\pi m\over eB}$


$=4\ cm$

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