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Theoretical physics -- where does spin 1/2 come in

  1. Jun 13, 2017 #1
    How did they figure out that particles have spin.where does spin 1/2 come in...how was that detected?
     

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  3. Jun 13, 2017 #2

    jtbell

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    The two big names here are Uhlenbeck and Goudsmit. Put "uhlenbeck goudsmit electron spin" into Google and you'll get lots of reading material. :cool:
     
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