nuclear magnetic moment

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nuclear magnetic moment

[′nü·klē·ər mag′ned·ik ′mō·mənt]
(nuclear physics)
The magnetic dipole moment of an atomic nucleus; a vector whose scalar product with the magnetic flux density gives the negative of the energy of interaction of a nucleus with a magnetic field.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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