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nuclear magneton

noun, Physics.
a unit of magnetic moment, used to measure proton spin and approximately equal to 1/1836 Bohr magneton.
1930-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • Cryogenic polarized nuclear spins are better, but the nuclear magneton is small.
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