Larmor precession

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Larmor precession

(ˈlɑːmɔː)
n
(Atomic Physics) precession of the orbit of an electron in an atom that is subjected to a magnetic field
[C20: named after Sir Joseph Larmor (1857–1942), British physicist]
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The magnitude of [[omega].sub.rf] is not necessarily constrained have the value of the nominal Larmor precession frequency in the static field, [[omega].sup.nom.sub.0], [[omega].sub.rf] = sgn([B.sub.0])[absolute value of f [[omega].sup.nom.sub.0]] but f = 1 is the default.