The property of having a strong magnetic moment from one or more unpaired electrons, causing orientation in a magnetic field; most significant in imaging are ions of certain transition metals such as gadolinium, iron, and manganese, or organic compounds that are stable free radicals; molecular oxygen also exhibits p..

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para·mag·ne·tism (par″ə-magґnə-tiz-əm) [para- + magnetism] the property of being attracted by a magnet and assuming a position parallel to that of a magnetic force without becoming permanently magnetized. paramagnetic adj

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  • Paramagnetism — is a form of magnetism which occurs only in the presence of an externally applied magnetic field. Paramagnetic materials are attracted to magnetic fields, hence have a relative magnetic permeability greater than one (or, equivalently, a positive… …   Wikipedia

  • Paramagnetism — Par a*mag net*ism, n. (Physics) A property of materials which are not magnetized in the absence of an external magnetic field, but in which the magnetic moments of their constituents align with and enhance an applied magnetic field; the induced… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paramagnetism — Paramagnetism. См. Парамагнетизм. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • paramagnetism — See paramagnetically. * * * Kind of magnetism that occurs in materials weakly attracted by a strong magnet. Compounds containing iron, palladium, platinum, and the rare earth elements exhibit strong paramagnetism because they have atoms with some …   Universalium

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  • paramagnetism — noun see paramagnetic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • paramagnetism — noun /ˌpæ.rə.ˈmæɡ.nə.tɪ.zəm/ the tendency of magnetic dipoles to align with an external magnetic field; materials that exhibit this tendency become temporary magnets See Also: paramagnetic …   Wiktionary

  • paramagnetism — Смотри Парамагнетизм …   Энциклопедический словарь по металлургии

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