Schmidt lines

Schmidt lines

[′shmit ‚līnz]
(nuclear physics)
Two lines, on a graph of nuclear magnetic moment versus nuclear spin, on which points describing all nuclides should lie, according to the independent particle model; experimentally, however, points describing nuclides are scattered between the lines.
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