demagnetizing field

demagnetizing field

[dē′mag·nə‚tīz·iŋ ‚fēld]
(electromagnetism)
An additional magnetic field that is produced in a magnetic material subject to an applied magnetic field, due to the magnetic material itself.
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the demagnetizing field, do not affect the unconditional convergence.
One of the causes of body deformation is the effect of magnetostatics, which causes the sample to elongate along the applied magnetic field (a uniform field in this case) to minimize the demagnetizing field opposing the applied field.