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antiferromagnet

[an-tee-fer-oh-mag-nit, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˌfɛr oʊˈmæg nɪt, ˌæn taɪ-/
noun, Physics.
1.
an antiferromagnetic substance.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; anti- + ferromagnet
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  • Exchange bias refers to a preferred direction of magnetization of a ferromagnet in contact with an antiferromagnet.
  • Influence of in-plane crystalline quality of an antiferromagnet on perpendicular exchange coupling and exchange bias.
  • These results support the notion that magnetic domains in the antiferromagnet give rise to the exchange bias.

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