antiferromagnetic domain

antiferromagnetic domain

[¦an·tē‚fer·ō‚mag′ned·ik dō′mān]
(solid-state physics)
A region in a solid within which equal groups of elementary atomic or molecular magnetic moments are aligned antiparallel.
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In the process, an exchange spring develops that connects the moving ferromagnetic and the stationary antiferromagnetic domain walls.