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A Weight changes under strong, uniform magnetic fields?

  1. Jul 8, 2018 #1
    Has anyone ever looked for reversible weight changes while materials are subjected to uniform, strong magnetic fields, such as those involved in nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or spectroscopy? I suspect no one ever has, for lack of a reason, and any such effects would have to be subtle, else someone would have noticed by now.
     
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  4. Jul 11, 2018 #3
    Interesting info. Are the magnetic fields typically employed here strong enough to cause nucleons in the atomic nuclei to line up (as in NMR/MRI), rather than just the atoms' electrons?
     
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