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Shape of the magnet in the Stern-Gerlach experiment

  1. Apr 22, 2014 #1
    Hi!

    In the description of the Stern-Gerlach experiment made in Sakurai's book the magnet is shaped to have a pointed edge. What is that for?
     
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  3. Apr 22, 2014 #2

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