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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Zeeman, Pieter 1865-1943. Dutch physicist. He shared a 1902 Nobel Prize for researching the influence of magnetism on radiation.

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  • proper n. A surname.

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  • n. Dutch physicist honored for his research on the influence of magnetism on radiation which showed that light is radiated by the motion of charged particles in an atom (1865-1943)

Etymologies

Dutch, meaning seaman. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Phillips had developed what was termed a Zeeman slower, a coil with a varying magnetic field, along the axis of which atoms could be retarded by an opposed laser beam.

    Press Release: The 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics

  • The institute is now known as the Zeeman Laboratory of Amsterdam University.

    Pieter Zeeman - Biography

  • What he actually saw, however, as was proved at the Mount Wilson Observatory in 1908, was the effect of a powerful magnetic field on radiation, now known as the Zeeman effect.

    The New Heavens

  • a team of astronomers [1] detected the effect of a magnetic field (known as the Zeeman effect) in the light emitted by Vega.

    Signs of the Times

  • Zeeman, Michaël (September 12, 1958 – July 27, 2009) Journalist

    2009 – Deaths T-Z « The Graveyard

  • The lighting by Keith Parham echoes shifts in time and place with ease, the costumes by Oana Botez-Ban quietly effective as costumes should be and the set and property design by Susan Zeeman Rogers spare and smart.

    Michael Giltz: Theater: Triumphant "Septimus & Clarissa;" Wounded "Crane"

  • These equations were offered by Taylor and Jonker (1978) and Zeeman

    Evolutionary Game Theory

  • Zeeman was replying to an application in the Cape Town High Court by the men to set aside the search and seizure warrants.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • In the Zeeman effect, we see a splitting of spectral lines, in the Double Slit experiment we see a “collapse”.

    Quantum Hyperion

  • The Zeeman effect is a splitting of spectral lines in the presence of a static magnetic field.

    Quantum Hyperion

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