spin wave


noun Physics.

a magnetic wave propagated through a crystal lattice by a collective excitation of the spin angular momentum of electrons.

Nearby words

  1. spin room,
  2. spin stabilization,
  3. spin the bottle,
  4. spin the platter,
  5. spin vector,
  6. spin-dry,
  7. spin-dryer,
  8. spin-off,
  9. spin-out,
  10. spina

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Science definitions for spin wave

spin wave

Physics

A wave propagated through a crystal lattice as a result of shifts in atomic magnetic fields associated with the spin angular momentum of electrons in the lattice.
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