anomalous magnetic moment

anomalous magnetic moment

[ə′näm·ə·ləs mag′ned·ik ′mō·mənt]
(particle physics)
The difference between the observed magnetic moment and the value predicted by Dirac's theory.
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the anomalous magnetic moment of the electron and small energy shifts in the energy structure of atoms and molecules due to vacuum fluctuations.
5/2] state, including the correction for the anomalous magnetic moment of the electron, is 1.
Objective: The anomalous magnetic moment of the muon has revealed its potential to be the cornerstone for beyond the Standard Model searches, since it is one of the most accurately measured quantity in particle physics.

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