# What happens when a charged particle enters an electric field?

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An electric field is a region where a charged particle (such as an electron or proton) experiences a force (an electrical force) without being touched. If the charged particle is free to move, it will accelerate in the direction of the unbalanced force. … Work is done when a charge is moved in an electric field.

## When a charged particle enters into a uniform electric field its path is?

STATEMENT-1 : If a charge particle enters into a uniform electric field, then its path must be straight line.
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STATEMENT -2 : Electrostatic force on a positive charge particle is always in the direction of electric field.

## Which particle will not be affected by an electric field?

The correct answer is “neutron“. In fact, a particle is affected by an electric field only if it is electrically charged. The neutron is electrically neutral (its charge is zero), so it does not interact with the electric field.

## What is work done in electric field?

Work is done in an electric field to move the charge against the force of attraction and repulsion applied to the charge by the electric field. This work done is only dependent on the initial and final position of the charge and the magnitude of the charge.

## When a charged particle enters a uniform magnetic field what is its kinetic energy?

when a charged particle enters a uniform magnetic field , its kinetic energy remains constant. The magnetic field always exerts a force perpendicular to the particle’s velocity, so the magnitude of the velocity remains constant and so does the kinetic energy.

## How does an electric field change a magnetic field?

– Note that the electric and magnetic fields are perpendicular to each other. … Since a changing magnetic field creates an electric field and a changing electric field creates a magnetic field, these two oscillating fields continue to reinforce each other, and the wave propagates through space.

## How does electricity create the magnetic field?

As Ampere suggested, a magnetic field is produced whenever an electrical charge is in motion. The spinning and orbiting of the nucleus of an atom produces a magnetic field as does electrical current flowing through a wire. The direction of the spin and orbit determine the direction of the magnetic field.