asperomagnetic state

asperomagnetic state

[a¦sper·ō‚mag′ned·ik ′stāt]
(solid-state physics)
The condition of a rare-earth glass in which the spins are oriented in fixed directions, with most nearest-neighbor spins parallel or nearly parallel, so that the spin directions are distributed in one hemisphere.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.