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Question - electron mass & magnetic moment

  1. Apr 5, 2008 #1
    Can an electron's mass and its magnetic moment be measured in the same experiment?
     
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  3. Apr 5, 2008 #2

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    What do you think? How does one calculate the magnetic dipole moment of an electron?
     
  4. Apr 5, 2008 #3
    I have to admit I didn’t think so. If the magnetic moment is calculated as ½ g q h / 2 pi 2 m, the mass is given. But is there not some magnetic effect on the electron when the mass is measured?
     
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