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# What is Spin motion of electrons?

Updated: 9/26/2023

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Spin is normally the fact that something spins on its axis. Elementary particles, such as electrons, have an inherent property called "spin". It is some property they have, but they can't really be considered to spin in a classical sense, since they are usually believed to be point-particles. Confusingly, it DOES carry angular momentum, so it does have some of the properties of classical spin. It's best to think of this type of spin as an "intrinsic property of certain particles".

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