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The firing process of a Gaussian cannon. (a) A trigger ball moves towards a magnet and a line of steel balls. (b) The trigger ball collides with the magnet at speed vin. The collision energy is transferred through the magnet and the balls in line. (c) The rightmost ball is ejected with an initial speed vout. (d) The ejected ball reaches a speed of v1.
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