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magnetic moment

n.
The product of the pole strength of a magnet and the distance between the poles.

magnetic moment

n
(General Physics) short for magnetic dipole moment, electromagnetic moment

magnet′ic mo′ment


n.
the product of the strength of either magnetic pole of a dipole and the distance between the poles.
[1860–65]
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Noun1.magnetic moment - the torque exerted on a magnet or dipole when it is placed in a magnetic fieldmagnetic moment - the torque exerted on a magnet or dipole when it is placed in a magnetic field
torque, torsion - a twisting force
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Because an electron has a magnetic moment, which reflects the direction of its spin, there is the possibility of manipulating that property, said Rule.
Among specific topics are Jiangmen Underground Neutrino Observatory: status and prospectives, on quasi-degeneracy of majorana neutrinos and the observed pattern of leptonic mixing, the Planck legacy: reinforcing the case for a standard model of cosmology, the magnetic field evolution of neutron stars: linking magnetars and anti-magnetars, vacuum effects due to possible Lorentz violation and anomalous magnetic moment, and the intelligentsia and religion.
On the basis of electronic spectra and magnetic moment data, an octahedral geometry was proposed for all synthesized complexes (1-3).
The magnetic susceptibility data in this figure can be well fitted with the Curie law: [chi] = [[chi].sub.0] + C/T, where C= N[[mu].sup.2.sub.eff]/3[k.sub.B] is the Curie constant, N is Avogadros's number, [[mu].sub.eff] is the effective magnetic moment ([[mu].sub.eff] = [P.sub.eff][[mu].sub.B]), represents the effective Bohr magneton number, [[mu].sub.B] is the Bohr magneton, [k.sub.B] is the Boltzmann constant, and [[chi].sub.0] is the temperature independent susceptibility term.
Such an electromagnet must have a certain magnetic moment, the main part of which is provided by the core [2].
This electric current produces a magnetic moment that is equal to the Bohr magneton:
Vehicular magnetic moment m induced by total Earth's magnetic field [B.sub.e] [16] has the same direction as inducing field.
Under these conditions, the measured Mossbauer spectra should contain only the components of hyperfine transitions with a change in the quantum number of the magnetic moment projection, [DELTA]m = [+ or -]1, which greatly facilitates the interpretation of the results.
In this framework, the presence of an effective neutrino magnetic moment [[mu].sub.v] leads to an EM contribution of the differential cross section that has been written as [41]
Due to this dubiety in ferromagnetic origins, a scant number of explanations have been proposed to interpret FM mediation and magnetic moment genesis, complicating the narratives of many magnetic phenomena.
(3) The magnetic moment magnitude and orientation are stable during the car passage, since it keeps its orientation to the Earth's magnetic field
And now, scientists working with the Baryon Antibaryon Symmetry Experiment (BASE) have (http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14084) achieved a sixfold improvement in accuracy of the magnetic moment of the antiproton.