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between salt of zinc & cobalt ,which will be affected by magnetic field.Co,Zn or none of these

between salt of zinc & cobalt  ,which will be affected by magnetic field.Co,Zn or none of these

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Askiitian.Expert Rajat
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13 years ago

Hi,

Zinc is a Diamagnetic material. Diamagnetism is the property of an object which causes it to create a magnetic field in opposition of an externally applied magnetic field, thus causing a repulsive effect. Specifically, an external magnetic field alters the orbital velocity of electrons around their nuclei, thus changing themagnetic dipole moment in the direction opposing the external field.

Cobalt is a ferromagnetic material. Ferromagnetism is the basic mechanism by which certain materials (such as iron) form permanent magnets and/or exhibit strong interactions with magnets; it is responsible for most phenomena of magnetism encountered in everyday life (for example, refrigerator magnets).

 

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Rajat

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