magnetic dipole
magnetic dipole magnetic dipole n. A dipole with opposing magnetic poles. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Magnetic dipole — A magnetic dipole is the limit of either a closed loop of electric current or a pair of poles as the dimensions of the source are reduced to zero while keeping the magnetic moment constant. It is a magnetic analogue of the electric dipole, but… …   Wikipedia

  • magnetic dipole — Tiny magnet with subatomic dimensions, equivalent to the flow of electric charge around a loop. Examples include electrons circulating around atomic nuclei, rotating atomic nuclei, and single subatomic particles with spin. On a large scale, these …   Universalium

  • magnetic dipole — magnetinis dipolis statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Elektros srovė, tekanti uždaru kontūru, kurio matmenys daug mažesni už atstumą tarp kontūro ir nagrinėjamojo srovės magnetinio lauko taško. atitikmenys: angl. magnetic …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • magnetic dipole — magnetinis dipolis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. magnetic dipole vok. magnetischer Dipol, m rus. магнитный диполь, m pranc. dipôle magnétique, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • magnetic dipole — noun a dipole with opposing magnetic poles • Hypernyms: ↑dipole …   Useful english dictionary

  • magnetic dipole — /mægˌnɛtɪk ˈdaɪpoʊl/ (say mag.netik duypohl) noun 1. a current loop or combination of microscopic current loops which forms a two pole magnet and tends to align itself with a magnetic field. 2. a pair of magnetic poles having equal strength and… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Magnetic dipole–dipole interaction — Magnetic dipole–dipole interaction, also called dipolar coupling, refers to the direct interaction between two magnetic dipoles. The potential energy of the interaction is as follows: where ejk is a unit vector parallel to the line joining the… …   Wikipedia

  • Magnetic dipole-dipole interaction — Magnetic dipole dipole interaction, also called dipolar coupling, refers to the direct interaction between two magnetic dipoles. The energy of the interaction is as follows:: old{H} = frac{ mu 0 } {4 pi r {jk}^3 } left( 3 (old{m} j cdot old{e} …   Wikipedia

  • magnetic dipole moment — n. A physical quantity associated with the magnetic field of a dundamental particle; as, An orbiting electron in an atom will have a magnetic dipole moment. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Magnetic dipole transition — The interaction of an electromagnetic wave with an electron bound in an atom or molecule can be described by time dependent perturbation theory. Magnetic dipole transitions describe the dominant effect of the coupling to the magnetic part of the… …   Wikipedia

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