magnetic monopole


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magnetic monopole

n.
1. A hypothetical single pole of magnetism, as in a particle or a magnet with only a north or south pole, having net magnetic charge.
2. An object containing a monopole.

magnetic monopole

n
(General Physics) another name for monopole2
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Noun1.magnetic monopole - a hypothetical particle with a single magnetic pole instead of the usual two
subatomic particle, particle - a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions
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That is the photon, as an object of magnetic energy, behaves as a time magnetic monopole: it can be absorbed and emitted.
Break a bar of magnet into two, and you still do not get a magnetic monopole. Instead, you now have two smaller magnets, each with its north and south pole.
I would later learn about a hypothetical one-dimensional curve in space--a Dirac string stretching between two magnetic monopoles with opposite magnetic charges, or from one magnetic monopole out to infinity.
The final two sections cover integrable structures in topological field theories, including the explicit quantum ordering for a special class of quantum geodesic functions, discrete analogues of the Dirac magnetic monopole, and the twistor description of harmonic maps of the Riemann sphere, and algebraic methods in topological field theory and the theory of integrable systems, with discussion of algebras of conjugacy classes of partial elements and Lax operator algebras of type G2.
4 The broken exclusion principle and the manmade (instantaneous) magnetic monopole can be artificially created
"We've realized Dirac's conception of what a magnetic monopole ought to be, and his conception is the gold standard," Hall says.
A magnetic monopole can be the source of nonzero div [??].
The magnetic monopole behavior of determined entities within the spin-ices, as well as the concurrence of being [nabla] x (B) = 0 for the average Maxwell field induce us to make an exhaustive analysis of the classical fields which have incidence in the phenomenology of these systems since these two points are apparently contradictory.
As magnets flipped, they appeared to be passing a magnetic monopole down the line--like the smallest game of hot potato you could imagine (without a potato).
The breakthrough brings researchers a step closer to isolating a "magnetic monopole".
If an object could be found that was only a north pole or only a south pole (magnetic monopoles), then Maxwell's equations could be made completely symmetrical.
Meyer-Vernet [6] discussed the role of magnetic monopole in conducting fluid (plasma).