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A brief analysis of the research scheme of the cyclotron radiation from a single electron


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Abstract

The experiments of Project 8 have been excellent, but the expected goals still difficult to achieve. So much so that some of the results at your fingertips were also missing. In view of  this,  the  focus  of  this  article  is  to  clarify  several  easy  confused  concepts.  Only  in  this  way, we can reasonably explain the experimental data. The main points are as follows: 1. The value c of the light speed in vacuum and a particle with zero static mass, both of which do  not  exist  in  the  reality.  That  is  to  say,  the  so-called  a  photon’s  static  mass  is  equal  to  zero but has energy, which is a paradox that confuses two different definitional domains. 2. In the reality, photons are high-speed particles generated by electromagnetic radiation. They must have the characteristics of (static) mass, energy and wave, in order to describe the main body to aim at photons from different angles. 3. After any main body comes into being electromagnetic radiation, its static mass will inevitably decrease accordingly. 4. The charge-mass ratio of an electron is a physical constant, which is the ratio of its charge to the amount of matter, and is not affected by relativistic effects and electromagnetic radiation. 5.  The  uncertainty  of  moving  electrons  is  caused  by  random  electromagnetic  radiations.  Finally,  it  is  pointed  out  that  if  the  cyclotron  frequency  of  a  single  electron  is  measured,  and at the same time, its de Broglie wavelength or frequency can also be measured, then its static mass can be obtained. Even so, the expected goals are still difficult to achieve, because random electromagnetic radiations are always taking away continually the matter composition of the single electron being measured. However, this was precisely a result of the research obtained by Project 8, and had universality, which should be reflect on.

Keywords

electromagnetic radiation, electron; charge-mass ratio, uncertainty principle, static mass

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