Abrahams, Elihu Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles, California.
Keffer, Frederic Department of Physics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Ferromagnetic susceptibility
- Paramagnetic susceptibility
- Diamagnetic susceptibility
- Antiferromagnetic susceptibility
- Measurement of susceptibility
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
The magnetization of a material per unit applied field. It describes the magnetic response of a substance to an applied magnetic field. If M is the magnetization and H the applied magnetic field, then the magnetic susceptibility, denoted by χ, is given by Eq. (1).
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