Casimir-du Pré theory

Casimir-du Pré theory

[′kaz·ə‚mir dyü′prā ‚thē·ə·rē]
(solid-state physics)
A theory of spin-lattice relaxation which treats the lattice and spin systems as distinct thermodynamic systems in thermal contact with one another.
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