Bohr magneton

[ bawr-mag-ni-ton ]

  1. a unit that is used to indicate the magnetic moment of the electron structure in an atom, equal to 9.27 × 10−21 erg/gauss.

Origin of Bohr magneton

First recorded in 1920–25; named after Danish physicist Niels Bohr
  • Also called e·lec·tron·ic Bohr mag·ne·ton [ih-lek-tron-ik bawr-mag-ni-ton, ee lek-] /ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪk ˈbɔr ˌmæg nɪ tɒn, ˌi lɛk-/ .

Words Nearby Bohr magneton Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

Scientific definitions for Bohr magneton

Bohr magneton

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