Gyroradius

Description

The gyroradius (also known as radius of gyration, Larmor radius or cyclotron radius) is the radius of the circular motion of a charged particle in the presence of a uniform magnetic field. In SI units, the gyroradius is given by the shown formula.

Related formulas

Variables

rggyroradius (dimensionless)
mmass of the particle (dimensionless)
vpvelocity's perpendicular component to the magnetic field (dimensionless)
qparticle charge (dimensionless)
Bmagnetic field (dimensionless)