antiferromagnetic

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antiferromagnetic

[an-tee-fer-oh-mag-net-ik, an-tahy-]
adjective Physics.
noting or pertaining to a substance in which, at sufficiently low temperatures, the magnetic moments of adjacent atoms point in opposite directions.


Origin:
1935–40; anti- + ferromagnetic

antiferromagnetism [an-tee-fer-oh-mag-ni-tiz-uhm, an-tahy-] , noun
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antiferromagnetic

adjective
relating to antiferromagnetism 
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Example sentences
Simulation results are in good agreement with the experimental data and confirm the antiferromagnetic coupling.
However, certain characteristics of these antiferromagnetic domains rendered them invisible to conventional techniques.
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