# Enriching uranium with a mass spectrometer

A rudimentary way to enrich uranium for use in nuclear energy or weaponry is to pass an ionized beam of vaporized uranium through a modified mass spectrometer known as a calutron. Assuming an electronmagnet that produces a magnetic field of magnitude $$B = 1\text{ T}$$ and a voltage oven rated at a potential difference of $$V = 2\text{ kV}$$ are available, what is the radius of the path traveled by the uranium-235 being isolated? Assume the beam of vaporized nitrogen is ionized to a charge of $$q = 1.6\times10^{-19}\text{C}.$$

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