collective paramagnetism

collective paramagnetism

[kə′lek·tiv ‚par·ə′mag·nə‚tiz·əm]
(electromagnetism)
Magnetization of a collection of extremely small ferromagnetic particles, each containing only one magnetic domain, that resembles paramagnetism of a collection of atoms or molecules. Also known as superparamagnetism.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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