spin wave


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

Origin of spin wave

1
First recorded in 1935–40

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Scientific definitions for spin wave

spin wave

Physics
  1. 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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