Relativistic trajectory equations for charged particles in general orthogonal curvilinear coordinates

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The relativistic trajectory equations are given in orthogonal curvilinear coordinates for charged particles moving in arbitrary electrostatic and magnetic fields without restrictions. The trajectory equations for Cartesian and cylindrical coordinates are presented as special cases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)740-742
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 1986


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