Definition of torsion pendulum in English:

torsion pendulum

Line breaks: tor|sion pen¦du|lum


  • A pendulum that rotates rather than swings.
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    • Interestingly, the sharpest bounds on Lorentz violation for the electron do not come from measurements of atomic transitions, but from experiments with a spin-polarized torsion pendulum.
    • This will result in an increase in the oscillation frequency of the torsion pendulum.
    • We present a forced torsion pendulum designed to measure the dynamic moduli of granular media.

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