spin quantum number love

spin quantum number

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A nonnegative integer that specifies the magnitude of the spin angular momentum vector of a subatomic particle.
  • noun An integer that specifies the direction of the spin angular momentum vector of a subatomic particle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun physics A quantum number that specifies the spin of a particle; for an electron, it may only take the values ±1/2

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.