quadrupole

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quadrupole

(ˈkwɒdrʊˌpəʊl)
n
(General Physics) physics a set of four associated positive and negative electric charges or two associated magnetic dipoles
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Analysis for the level energies and electric quadrupole decays of the two-phonon type of states indicated that [sup.
The electric quadrupole consists of two equal and opposite dipoles displaced from each other by another infinitesimal distance [e.
17] electric quadrupole parameters of the water molecules in the X and Y sites of a Manganese doped Lanthanum Zinc Double Nitrate (Mn:LaZnDN) crystal have been determined from an Electron-Nuclear Double Resonance (ENDOR) investigation.
The electric quadrupole transition operator [18] employed in this study is given by:
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