spin wave

noun

: a wave of quantized energy that propagates through a substance as a result of magnetic field shifts within an atom in response to an outside stimulus (such as a variable magnetic field or radio waves)

called also magnon

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“Spin wave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spin%20wave. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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