paramagnetic Faraday effect

paramagnetic Faraday effect

[¦par·ə·mag′ned·ik ′far·ə‚dā i‚fekt]
(optics)
The Faraday effect observed in paramagnetic salts at frequencies near an absorption line of the salt which is split due to splitting of the lower energy level. Also known as Becquerel effect.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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