American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Zeeman, Pieter 1865-1943. Dutch physicist. He shared a 1902 Nobel Prize for researching the influence of magnetism on radiation.
- n. A surname.
- n. Dutch physicist honored for his research on the influence of magnetism on radiation which showed that light is radiated by the motion of charged particles in an atom (1865-1943)
- Dutch, meaning seaman. (Wiktionary)
“Phillips had developed what was termed a Zeeman slower, a coil with a varying magnetic field, along the axis of which atoms could be retarded by an opposed laser beam.”
“The institute is now known as the Zeeman Laboratory of Amsterdam University.”
“What he actually saw, however, as was proved at the Mount Wilson Observatory in 1908, was the effect of a powerful magnetic field on radiation, now known as the Zeeman effect.”
“a team of astronomers  detected the effect of a magnetic field (known as the Zeeman effect) in the light emitted by Vega.”
“Zeeman, Michaël (September 12, 1958 – July 27, 2009) Journalist”
“The lighting by Keith Parham echoes shifts in time and place with ease, the costumes by Oana Botez-Ban quietly effective as costumes should be and the set and property design by Susan Zeeman Rogers spare and smart.”
“These equations were offered by Taylor and Jonker (1978) and Zeeman”
“Zeeman was replying to an application in the Cape Town High Court by the men to set aside the search and seizure warrants.”
“In the Zeeman effect, we see a splitting of spectral lines, in the Double Slit experiment we see a “collapse”.”
“The Zeeman effect is a splitting of spectral lines in the presence of a static magnetic field.”
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