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pertaining to substances, such as iron, nickel, and cobalt, that are strongly affected by magnetism and may become magnetized by exposure to a magnetic field.


(fer″ō-mag-net′ik) [ ferro- + magnetic]
Pert. to a metal (e.g., cobalt, iron, nickel, and some alloys) capable of being magnetized when placed in a magnetic field.


Ferromagnetic materials are unsafe in magnetic resonance imaging environments.
ferromagnet (fer″ŏ-mag′nĕt) ferromagnetism (fer″ō-mag′nĕ-tizm)

ferromagnetic (fer´ōmagnet´ik),

adj pertaining to substances that exhibit unusually strong magnetic properties; ironlike substances.
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The semiconductor ferromagnet ''provides considerable flexibility in designing circuits and storage, particularly for devices with displays,'' Hideo Ohno said in a separate article in the same issue commenting on the scientists' research.
Chemist Ronald Breslow of ColumbiaUniversity in New York City is also interested in building a ferromagnet out of a crystalline material.
This demonstrates that these manganites are "soft" ferromagnets, comparable to the very soft amorphous ferromagnets (42).
The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University and its department of Physics and Chemistry will be hosting the Sixth International Symposium on Crystalline Organic Metal, Superconductors and Ferromagnets from September 11, 2005 to September 16, 2005 in Key West, Fla.
Introduced by Bloch as plane waves of magnetization in unconfined ferromagnets, spin waves currently play an important role for description of very small magnetic systems ranging from microelements, building the basis for magnetic sensors, down to magnetic nano-contacts.
These carriers can be injected from ferromagnets (FM).
The origin of the oscillatory response stems from the gyromagnetic properties inherent in all ferromagnets.
Recently, submicron ferromagnets have been incorporated into Gs and InAs by Mn+ ion implantation or by molecular beam epitaxy (MBE).
Like electron paramagnetic resonance and nuclear magnetic resonance, FMR involves precession of the magnetization around an equilibrium direction, but motion of the magnetization is heavily influenced by the large magnetization that is characteristic of ferromagnets.
In the ongoing search for materials combining properties of ferromagnets and semiconductors, researchers have discovered a promising new class of dilute ferromagnetic semiconductors that includes [Ga.
Some examples of non-traditional questions which are treated in detail in the book: the influence of density of states singularities on electron properties; many-electron description of strong itinerant magnetism; mechanisms of magnetic anisotropy; microscopic theory of anomalous transport phenomena in ferromagnets.
Transmission anisotropy arises from anisotropic magnetoresistance inherent to ferromagnets.