gyrofrequency

noun gy·ro·fre·quen·cy \ ˈjī-rō-ˌfrē-kwən(t)-sē \

Definition of gyrofrequency

: the frequency with which a charged particle (such as an electron) executes spiral gyrations in moving obliquely across a magnetic field

First Known Use of gyrofrequency

1938


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