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mul·ti·plet

 (mŭl′tə-plĕt′, -plĭt)
n.
1. A spectral line having more than one component, representing slight variations in the energy states characteristic of an atom.
2. Any group of subatomic particles that are similar in most properties, but have different electric charges, such as the nucleons, which form a doublet, or the pions, which form a triplet.

multiplet

(ˈmʌltɪˌplɛt; -plɪt)
n
1. (General Physics) a set of closely spaced lines in a spectrum, resulting from small differences between the energy levels of atoms or molecules
2. (General Physics) a group of related elementary particles that differ only in electric charge
[from multiple; on the model of doublet]
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After the magnets for CERN and those being built for the ITER project the company owned by the Malacalza family will build 33 superconducting multiplets, worth EUR 50 million, for the Super Fragment Separator experiment, which forms part of the FAIR project to study fundamental research questions like the structure and properties of atomic nuclei with extreme neutron excess or deficiency.
Contract award: multiplets with superconducting magnets for the superfragmentseperator.
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For this study, we used a more accurate approach and fitted all of the GABA resonances in the spectrum using prior knowledge of the exact spin evolution and spectral signature of the GABA multiplets for the MEGA-PRESS sequence, and we compared two processing schemes: relying on the LCModel baseline function to handle the MM contribution at 3.
Following the discovery of the existence of a maximally supersymmetric (N = 8) interacting theory of scalar multiplets coupled to Chern-Simons, the Bagger-Lambert-Gustavsson (BLG) theory [20-23], much effort has been spent on trying to generalize the construction and to interpret it in terms of an anti-de Sitter (AdS) boundary model of multiple M2-branes.

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