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What does magnetic susceptibility tensor mean?

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Can someone please explain the meaning of Magnetic Susceptibility Tensor in simple English? I'm trying to understand the principles of pseudocontact shifts in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance but I don't even know what the chi tensors (axial and rhombic) mean and what they stand for.

Thanks in advance!

asked Dec 4 in Theoretical Physics by Cave (10 points) [ no revision ]
recategorized Dec 4 by Cave

You should be more specific, what don't you understand specifically in this tensor?

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