Dirac monopole


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Dirac monopole

[di′rak ′män·ə‚pōl]
(quantum mechanics)
A hypothetical magnetic monopole whose magnetic charge is an integral multiple of ℏ c /(2 e), where ℏ is Planck's constant divided by 2π, c is the speed of light, and e is the charge of the electron.
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The intensity of the interaction of the Dirac monopole is estimated extremely high.