[ zey-mahn ]
/ ˈzeɪˌmɑn /
Pie·ter [pee-tuh r] /ˈpi tər/,1865–1943, Dutch physicist: Nobel prize 1902.
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Example sentences from the Web for zeeman
There are some interesting phenomena connected with the Zeeman effect which are more easily observed than the effect itself.
Professor Zeeman, of Holland, produced experimental proof of Lorentz's theory.Autobiography of an Electron|Charles R. (Charles Robert) Gibson
Scientific definitions for zeeman
[ zā′män′ ]
Dutch physicist whose study of light sources in a magnetic field resulted in his discovery and explanation of the Zeeman effect. For this work he shared with Hendrik Lorentz the 1902 Nobel Prize for physics. He also studied the absorption and motion of electricity in fluids and magnetic fields on the surface of the Sun.
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