2. Noun. (physics materials science) The intensity of the magnetic field which must be applied in order to reduce the magnetization of a ferromagnetic material to zero after the magnetization of the sample has been driven to saturation ¹
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Definition of Coercivity
1. [n -TIES]
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1. Mathematical and Physical Papers: Collected from Different Scientific by Baron William Thomson Kelvin, Sir Joseph Larmor, James Prescott Joule (1882)
"Now let us have access to an auxiliary magnet of perfect coercivity in some distant place, giving a field Fy in which we can find any needed intensity ..."
2. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"Recording media are designed so that the coercivity is high enough to ... Ferromagnetic materials with low coercivity are referred to as soft ferromagnets. ..."
3. A Guide to Understanding Data Remanence in Automated Information Systems by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"coercivity values are available from the manufacturer or vendor. Type I Tape: Magnetic tape with coercivity not exceeding 350 Oe (also known as low-energy ..."
4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The coercivity spectra of red sediments are much harder than those of coarse-grained natural or synthetic hematites (8, 14, 18) but are very similar to ..."
5. Magnets and Electric Currents: An Elementary Treatise for the Use of by John Ambrose Fleming (1914)
"... but he does require a steel which shall have large retentivity and large coercivity. He therefore selects a steel such as glass-hardened tungsten steel, ..."
6. Eeel Technical Accomplishments, 1998: Advancing Metrology for by JoAnne M. Surette (1999)
"Characterizing Switching Speed of High coercivity Media High coercivity magnetic media may soon present fundamental limits to further increases in areal ..."