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magnetic domain

noun
1.
a portion of a ferromagnetic material where the magnetic moments are aligned with one another because of interactions between molecules or atoms.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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Examples for magnetic domain
  • In magnetic storage, the data is stored in the orientation of the field in a specific magnetic domain.
  • Spin-polarization of the electron beam permits imaging of magnetic domain microstructure.
  • Strong changes in anisotropy conditions are also reflected in the magnetic domain structure.
  • Amorphous metal is extremely thin, has high electrical resistivity, and has little or no magnetic domain definition.
  • magnetic domain-wall motion in soft magnetic thin films was observed in response to a varying in-plane magnetic field.

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