gyrofrequency


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gyrofrequency

(ˌdʒaɪərəʊˈfriːkwənsɪ)
n
(General Physics) physics the frequency with which a charged particle, such as an electron, spirals while moving across a magnetic field
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The electrons spin around the magnetic field lines, emitting radio waves both on the electron's gyrofrequency and on many of its harmonic frequencies.