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Unformatted text preview: • Ferromagnetic • Materials contain unpaired electrons in incomplete electron shells • Magnetic moment of each atom is coupled to others in surrounding ‘domain” such they all become parallel. • Caused by overlapping electron orbits • Gives rise to a spontaneous magnetization even in absence of an external field • Magnets are ferromagnetic • Examples: Cobalt, iron and nickel Classifications of magnetic materials...
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2012 for the course PHYSICS 384 taught by Professor Wei during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '09