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Illustration Lorentz force on a positive charge in the magnetic field

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A positive electric charge, for example a proton, moves to the right with velocity \( \boldsymbol{v} \) into a homogeneous magnetic field \( \boldsymbol{B} \). The magnetic field is directed perpendicularly towards the screen (i.e. away from you). According to the right hand rule, the positive charge experiences a magnetic force (Lorentz force) upward.