free-electron paramagnetism

free-electron paramagnetism

[¦frē i¦lek‚trän ‚par·ə′mag·nə‚tiz·əm]
(electromagnetism)
Paramagnetism of certain metals that results from the magnetic moments of nearly free electrons in their conduction bands. Also known as Pauli paramagnetism.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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