diamagnetism


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di·a·mag·net·ic

 (dī′ə-măg-nĕt′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to a substance that generates a magnetic field in the direction opposite to an externally applied magnetic field and is therefore repelled by it.

di′a·mag′ne·tism (-nĭ-tĭz′əm) n.

diamagnetism

(ˌdaɪəˈmæɡnɪˌtɪzəm)
n
(General Physics) the phenomenon exhibited by substances that have a relative permeability less than unity and a negative susceptibility. It is caused by the orbital motion of electrons in the atoms of the material and is unaffected by temperature. Compare ferromagnetism, paramagnetism

diamagnetism

a property of certain materials of being repelled by both poles of a magnet, thus taking a position at right angles to the magnet’s lines of influence.
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Noun1.diamagnetism - phenomenon exhibited by materials like copper or bismuth that become magnetized in a magnetic field with a polarity opposite to the magnetic forcediamagnetism - phenomenon exhibited by materials like copper or bismuth that become magnetized in a magnetic field with a polarity opposite to the magnetic force; unlike iron they are slightly repelled by a magnet
magnetic attraction, magnetic force, magnetism - attraction for iron; associated with electric currents as well as magnets; characterized by fields of force
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London equations are grounded in the electrodynamics of the superconductor and more specifically the phenomenological description of its ideal diamagnetism. We do not have any indication that this material property is rendered invalid in curved space-time.
Fukuyama, "Transport properties and diamagnetism of dirac electrons in bismuth," Journal of the Physical Society of Japan, vol.
That includes the form technically found in every material: diamagnetism, which describes a tendency to repel magnetic fields so weakly that it goes unnoticed without specialized instruments.
It has deducted the contributions from the diamagnetism of the Si substrate and the paramagnetism of the sample holder during VSM measurement.
It is important to distinguish three essential concepts related to magnetism in materials, which are: ferromagnetism, paramagnetism and diamagnetism. Ferromagnetism is a property of certain metals and their alloys, mainly iron, nickel and cobalt, which can align their electron spins permanently in the presence of a magnetic field (MF), then resulting magnetized.
It leverages the diamagnetism properties of graphene to synthesize defect-free monolayer graphene as a free-floating structure.