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  • n. Anything having sixteen poles or electrodes, or a combination of four quadrupoles


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  • "While we do not know yet know how a hexadecapole order could be used in practical ways, it should be explored further to see how it could possibly be used for device applications,"

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  • "The second ordered state has very similar properties to the antiferromagnetic state, with one important difference: the magnetic moments vanish abruptly, and the slow electrons reorganize themselves away from the quasiparticles to display a so-called" hexadecapole moment, "Haule said.

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