Maximum attainable energy in a fixed-frequency cyclotron

V. V. Konstantinov, A. Sen, Z. K. Silagadze

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We consider the problem of finding the maximum attainable energy in a cyclotron as an exercise in an introductory relativity course and comment on some subtle points of the solution.

Original languageEnglish
Article number015601
JournalEuropean Journal of Physics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020


  • cyclotron
  • physics education
  • special relativity

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