antiferromagnetism

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anti- +‎ ferromagnetism or antiferro- +‎ magnetism

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antiferromagnetism (uncountable)

  1. (physics) a phenomenon, similar to ferromagnetism, in which magnetic domains line up in a regular pattern, but with neighbouring electron spins pointing in opposite directions; materials showing this effect are either ferrimagnetic or diamagnetic, and become paramagnetic above the Neel temperature

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antiferromagnetism c

  1. antiferromagnetism

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