Magnetic field

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Is there a substance that can be placed between two magnets that will stop one from affecting the other? If a sheet of paper is placed between the magnets it has no affect. This is obvious but what i want is a substance that can be placed between two magnets that are placed very close together and one magnet will have no affect on the other.
 

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copyman said:
Is there a substance that can be placed between two magnets that will stop one from affecting the other? If a sheet of paper is placed between the magnets it has no affect. This is obvious but what i want is a substance that can be placed between two magnets that are placed very close together and one magnet will have no affect on the other.
You want a magnetic shielding. You may want to look into something called "mu-metal".

Note that the effectiveness of shielding depends on the magnitude of the field. Nothing can shield a magnetic field of arbitrary strength.

Zz.
 

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