Magnetic Susceptibility

  • Shigeji Fujita
  • Kei Ito


The electron has mass m, charge –e, and a half spin. Hence it has a spin magnetic moment. Pauli paramagnetism and Landau diamagnetism of the conduction electrons are discussed in this chapter.


Electron Spin Resonance Magnetic Susceptibility Spin Magnetic Moment Spin Degeneracy Grand Partition Function 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity at Buffalo, The State University of New YorkBuffaloUSA
  2. 2.Research DivisionThe National Center for University Entrance ExaminationsTokyoJapan

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