Abrahams, Elihu Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles, California.
Keffer, Frederic Department of Physics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Manning, Kenneth V. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Magnetization curves
- Domain growth
- Demagnetizing fields
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The process of becoming magnetized; also the property and in particular the extent of being magnetized. Magnetization has an effect on many of the physical properties of a substance. Among these are electrical resistance, specific heat, and elastic strain. See also: Magnetocaloric effect; Magnetoresistance; Magnetostriction
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