Meaning of gyrofrequency


Pronunciation: ( jī'rō-frē"kwun-sē), [key]
— pl. -cies.
  1. the frequency of rotation of an electron or other charged particle in a magnetic field, directly proportional to the charge of the particle and to the field strength and inversely proportional to the mass of the particle.
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