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(ˌfɛr aɪ mægˈnɛt ɪk, ˌfɛr i-)

of or pertaining to a substance, as a ferrite, having a net magnetization but in which the magnetic moments of some neighboring atoms point in opposite directions.
[1950–55; compare French ferrimagnétisme]
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In this instance, bits of information are recorded in the magnetisation of atoms in ferrimagnetic alloys that contain cobalt and gadolinium.
Ambrosini A, Cismasu AC, Brown GE (2010) Ordered ferrimagnetic form of ferrihydrite reveals links among structure, composition, and magnetism.
Most of the samples contained maghemite, the main pedogenic mineral with ferrimagnetic properties in the clay fraction.
The X value is proportional to the concentration of ferrimagnetic mineral (magnetite and maghemite).
Coronado, "Single crystal EPR study of the bimetallic ferrimagnetic chain MnCu(EDTA) 6[H.sub.2]O," Inorganica Chimica Acta, vol.
Both oxides are ferrimagnetic; however, in a nanoconfined form, they exhibit superparamagnetic behavior, where magnetic susceptibility is higher than that in paramagnetic materials [12].
Lee et al., "Water-dispersible ferrimagnetic iron oxide nanocubes with extremely high [r.sub.2] relaxivity for highly sensitive in vivo MRI of tumors," Nano Letters, vol.
In this paper, we propose an explanation of the observed behavior of the magnetic characteristics of [Fe.sub.65][Al.sub.35-x][M.sub.x] ([M.sub.x] = Ga, B; x = 0; 5 at.%) alloys within the magnetic phase separation model, which presupposes the existence of at least two magnetic subsystems: ferromagnetic or ferrimagnetic and spin density wave.
Lotgering, "Topotactical reactions with ferrimagnetic oxides having hexagonal crystal structures--I," Journal of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry, vol.
Calculation of losses in ferro- and ferrimagnetic materials based on the modified Steinmetz equation.