Bohr magneton

noun

Definition of Bohr magneton

: a magneton based on quantum theory equal to about 927.4×10−26 joule per tesla per particle
  • States near the energy gap are predicted to have an orbital magnetic moment … that is much larger than the Bohr magneton (the magnetic moment of an electron due to its spin).
  • —E. D. Minot et al.Nature1 Apr. 2004

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First Known Use of bohr magneton

1923


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