anisotropy energy

anisotropy energy

[¦a‚nī′sä·trə·pē ‚en·ər·jē]
(electromagnetism)
Energy stored in a ferromagnetic crystal by virtue of the work done in rotating the magnetization of a domain away from the direction of easy magnetization.
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The microwave property of M-type doped Ba-ferrites is dependent on their magnetocrystalline anisotropy energy, and that is dependent on the atomic lattice anisotropy of these ferrites.
3]) and therefore <100> is an easy direction, since the magnetocrystalline anisotropy energy is equal to zero.