anomalous magnetic moment


Also found in: Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Muon g-2 will determine with unprecedented precision the anomalous magnetic moment of the muon while Mu2e will improve by four orders of magnitude the sensitivity on the search for the as-yet unobserved Charged Lepton Flavour Violating process of a neutrinoless conversion of a muon to an electron.
5/2] state, including the correction for the anomalous magnetic moment of the electron, is 1.

Full browser ?