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paramagnetism

  

      n     (Physics)   the phenomenon exhibited by substances that have a relative permeability slightly greater than unity and a positive susceptibility. The effect is due to the alignment of unpaired spins of electrons in atoms of the material  
   Compare       diamagnetism       ferromagnetism  
   paramagnetic             adj  


electron paramagnetic resonance  
      n     (Physics)      another name for       electron spin resonance     (Abbrev.)    EPR  
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