atomic diamagnetism

atomic diamagnetism

[ə′täm·ik ‚dī·ə′mag·nə‚tiz·əm]
(atomic physics)
Diamagnetic ionic susceptibility, important in providing correction factors for measured magnetic susceptibilities; calculated theoretically by considering electron density distributions summed for each electron shell.
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