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nonmagnetic

[¦nän·mag′ned·ik]
(electromagnetism)
Not magnetizable, and therefore not affected by magnetic fields.
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It is true that AME's sensitive material must be separated from the read heads by a nonmagnetic carbon layer.
With the advent of high-temperature superconductors, magnetic levitation of nonmagnetic material became an easy tabletop demonstration too.
Geim says that he and his colleagues have levitated frogs, grasshoppers, plants, and water droplets to "break down the prejudice that the world around us is nonmagnetic.
And since they're nonmagnetic, data can't be erased accidentally.
Scientists believe that the effect results from charge "scattering" at the interface between magnetic and nonmagnetic surfaces in multilayered materials, but they do not fully understand the phenomenon.
But previous attempts to detect ferromagnetism in clusters of normally nonmagnetic metals had failed.
You simply turn on a magnetic field and you've got yourself a magnetic material; turn off the field and it's nonmagnetic," says physicist Michael J.
They succeeded in making these antiparallel materials by alternating very thin, nonmagnetic spacing layers between thin layers of magnetic material.
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Also, the material is clearly a metal and it's nonmagnetic, so it ought to have a superconducting-transition temperature,' says Ven Vechten.
Researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, and the University of Gothenburg dissected European eels (using nonmagnetic tools) in search of magnetic materials.