Bohr magneton


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Bohr magneton

n.
A magneton established on the basis of the mass and charge of the electron.

[After Niels Henrik David Bohr.]
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When traveling through the field, the spin-up electrons get the additional energy [micro]H, where p stands for the Bohr magneton, whereas the spin-down ones release the same energy.
Experimentally, the electron's magnetic moment is slightly larger than the Bohr magneton. In the Ring Electron Model, it was impossible to explain the electron's anomalous magnetic moment.
Table 2 Famous European scientists with scientific units named after them [3] Scientists Nationality Units 1) James Prescott Joule Britain joule 2) Charles Augustine de Coulomb France coulomb 3) James Watt Britain watt 4) Andre Marie Ampere France ampere 5) Georg Simon Ohm Germany ohm 6) Lord Kelvin Britain kelvin 7) Madam Marie Curie Poland curie 8) Nikola Tesla Austria lesla 9) Issac Newton Britain newton 10) Heinrich Hertz Germany hertz 11) Neils Bohr Denmark Bohr magneton