Discovery of magnetic fields
Magnetic materials seem to have two sides (we could call them poles). Depending on orientation they can be attractive or repulsive. What is the shape of the force between fields? Created by Brit Cruise.
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- There are several types.
Diamagnetism: Every molecule has this. It is the ability to be repelled by a magnetic field.
Paramagnetism: Every molecule with unpaired electrons has this. It is where its magnetic moment can really be anywhere.
Ferromagnetism: Like Paramagnetism but the molecules retain the parallel arrangement. In other words every layer points in the same direction. Nickel, Iron, Cobalt and their alloys have this
Antiferromagnetism is similar but each layer points in the opposite direction of a layer right next to it. These exibit ferromagnetic and diamagnetic properties.
Ferrimagnetism is similar to antiferromagnetism because almost no magnetic field is produced. Most iron ores are ferrites and most ferrites are ferrimagnetic.
There is finally electromagnetism which is the attraction of positive and negative charges.(2 votes)
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