Zeeman Effect Definition

The effect produced upon the structure of the spectral lines of light emitted or absorbed by atoms subjected to a moderately strong magnetic field, resulting in the splitting of each spectrum line into two or three lines (normal Zeeman effect) or into many lines (anomalous Zeeman effect)
Webster's New World

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Origin of Zeeman Effect

  • After Pieter Zeeman, Dutch physicist.

    From Wiktionary

  • After Pieter Zeeman

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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