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By Isaac Asimov

Asimov patiently and cogently wends his method from Classical actual idea to trendy concept, with no, it sort of feels, breaking a sweat. this is often, as Asimov issues out, a e-book principally concerning the cave in of Newtonian physics. I rather cherished his chapters on gentle, colour, magnetism and electrostatics. This ebook will be an excellent easy physics textual content.

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The random variation in width is due to the variation in coercivity from inclusion to inclusion. 6 THE STONER-WOHLFARTH MODEL A magnetic medium consisting of tiny particles can have a much higher coercivity than a continuous medium with inclusions. A model to analyze this case by means of an ellipsoidal particle was proposed by Stoner and Wohlfarth [7], who used a theorem, shown by Maxwell, that the demagnetizing field of a uniformly magnetized ellipsoid is also uniform. Thus, it is possible to have an object in which the applied field, the demagnetizing field, and the magnetization are all uniform.

The sectionof the major hysteresis loop from negativesaturation to positive saturation is called the ascending major curve. The other half of the 31 CHAPTER 2 THE PREISACH MODEL 32 major hysteresis loop is called the descending major curve. A typical major loop is illustrated by the solid line in Fig. 1. The largest achievable magnetization is called the saturation magnetization, Ms. The magnetic field that increases the initial magnetization on the ascending major loop to zero is called the coercivity, Hc.

Such a loop is shown in Fig. 7. The random variation in width is due to the variation in coercivity from inclusion to inclusion. 6 THE STONER-WOHLFARTH MODEL A magnetic medium consisting of tiny particles can have a much higher coercivity than a continuous medium with inclusions. A model to analyze this case by means of an ellipsoidal particle was proposed by Stoner and Wohlfarth [7], who used a theorem, shown by Maxwell, that the demagnetizing field of a uniformly magnetized ellipsoid is also uniform.

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