Hi, last week I read Rabi's paper "The Molcular Beam Resonance Method".(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

This paper contains the basic idea of the oscillation which we call "Rabi Oscillation" as many of you guys know.

However, at the end of this paper, Rabi calculates nuclear magnetic moments of Li (atomic mass 6), Li (atomic mass 7), F (atomic mass 19) by measuring the g factor of the atoms above.

Here's my Question.

g factor for Li (atomic mass 6) is 0.820,

Li (atomic mass 7) is 2.167

F (atomic mass 19) is 5.243

These values differ greatly. Are there any logical reasons to explain the differences of g factor?

Or is it just an intrinsic property of each atoms (just like the spin of electron is 1/2)?

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# Different values of g factor (gyromagnetic ratio) of nuclei

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