electronic magnetic moment

electronic magnetic moment

[i‚lek′trän·ik mag′ned·ik ′mō·mənt]
(atomic physics)
The total magnetic dipole moment associated with the orbital motion of all the electrons of an atom and the electron spins; opposed to nuclear magnetic moment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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