Question - electron mass & magnetic moment

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Can an electron's mass and its magnetic moment be measured in the same experiment?
 

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Hootenanny
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Can an electron's mass and its magnetic moment be measured in the same experiment?
What do you think? How does one calculate the magnetic dipole moment of an electron?
 
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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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