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Decrease permeability of ferromagnetic materials

  1. Oct 23, 2012 #1

    I know very few things about solid state physics, so my question is very basic.. I'm just searching for a clue..
    Have some of you ever heard about, or imagine a way, of decreasing the permeability of a ferromagnetic material? Not by raising temperature, but with electric field or electric current maybe?

    Best Regards
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 24, 2012 #2
    Check out this article for some insights:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturation_(magnetic [Broken])

    note especially the second diagram.....

    and also note the PERMEABILITY "See Also' reference at the bottom of the page.

    Note that permeability is in general not a fixed constant and varies with the frequency of an applied electromagnetic field.
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