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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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However, researchers believe the technology will begin losing its ability to maintain data integrity at areal densities much beyond 120 gigabits per square inch, at which time perpendicular recording will become the dominant magnetic recording technology.
Compared with the conventional technology that stores magnetic data on a horizontal plane of the HD media, the latest technology of SDK enables vertical magnetic recording.
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With over 200 employees that have over 2,500 years of data storage experience combined in magnetic recording, photonics, microelectromechanical systems, and other key technologies, Quinta is a premiere technology company in the data storage industry.
NYSE: SEG) today announced significant new funding agreements in which it will donate $250,000 annually to the University of California, San Diego's Center for Magnetic Recording Research (CMRR) and $600,000 to the George A.
Within these three broad application segments, several specific applications stand out; chemical-mechanical planarization (CMP) was the largest market for nanoparticles in 2006, followed by magnetic recording media and multi-layer ceramic capacitors.
Disk and tape technologies rely on magnetic recording techniques that are inherently reversible or corruptible.
These results should enable magnetic recording disc manufacturers to prepare more reliable and controlled devices since now they know what magnetic features to control and how to examine them.
Eventually, carbide nanorods--rods on the nanometer scale--may serve as sensors, magnetic recording heads, or a component of superconducting materials that could raise their current-carrying capacity, Lieber says.
will introduce the first generation of production head testers for thin-film Magneto Resistive ("MR") magnetic recording heads used in advanced hard disk drive products at the DISKCON USA trade show at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif.
Magnetic recording is clearly the dominant recording technology today and for the foreseeable future.
NIST scientists induced rapid, near 90[degrees] rotations of the magnetization of Ni-Fe films in a geometry similar to that of the ferromagnetic cores of magnetic recording write heads.