Definition of magnetic moment in English:
The property of a magnet that interacts with an applied field to give a mechanical moment.
- The holmium atoms in this salt all behave like tiny magnets and, in the absence of a magnetic field, their magnetic moments point in random directions.
- At very low temperature this metal develops magnetic order, whereby the magnetic moments of its electrons align with one other.
- Recent experiments support the idea that crystal defects may be responsible for the quantum tunnelling of magnetic moments in molecular magnets at low temperatures.
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