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A stationary particle of charge q = 1.4 10-8 C is placed in a laser beam (an electromagnetic wave) whose intensity is 3.5 103 W/m2. Determine the magnitudes of the (a) electric and (b) magnetic forces exerted on the charge. If the charge is moving at a speed of 3.7 104 m/s perpendicular to the magnetic field of the electromagnetic wave, find the magnitudes of the (c) electric and (d) magnetic forces exerted on the particle.
(a)
(b)
(c)
(d)

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    Don't you have standard force equations for moving particles in magnetic fields, and charges in E fields to do this?

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