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Problem: The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) operated on electron storage ring about 72.0 m in diameter called SPEAR (closed in 2009), in which a circulating beam of electrons moved at nearly the spend of light.Assuming that this electron beam had a current of I7 A, how many electrons were in the beam at any given movement?

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The number of electrons can be calculated from the relation:

Q=nqc

The total amount of charge, ΔQ is obtained from the relation:

i=Qt

The relationship between speed, distance, and time is:

v = D/Δt

v = πd/Δt

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The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) operated on electron storage ring about 72.0 m in diameter called SPEAR (closed in 2009), in which a circulating beam of electrons moved at nearly the spend of light.

Assuming that this electron beam had a current of I7 A, how many electrons were in the beam at any given movement?

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