Definitions

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  • n. A monopole of opposite polarity to another

Etymologies

anti- +‎ monopole (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Magnetic monopoles are created (top) when the spin of an ion in one corner of a spin ice crystal is knocked askew, creating a monopole (red sphere) and adjacent antimonopole (blue sphere).

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  • The team has created monopole-antimonopole pairs repeatedly in a relatively large chunk of the spin ice, allowing them to confirm the monopoles 'existence through advanced imaging techniques such as neutron scattering.

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