Magnetism In Spinel

Depending on the structure and composition of the metal ions, spinels may be ferromagnetic or antiferromagnetic.
Hard

Post difficulty
2 min

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Science

Gem-related Field

SPINEL
Superexchange Mechanism
By using a superexchange mechanism, the unpaired spins of metal ions are coupled through shared oxide ions.

Details of this stone:

Stone type:
Spinel
Certified:
No
Color:
Greyish-Blue
Origin:
Sri Lanka
Treatment:
None
Shape & Cut:
Cushion
Weight (cts):
2.80
Dimensions (mm):
8.38x7.4x5.4
Single/pair:
Single
THE QUESTION
What Medical Applications?
In ferrite spinels, electron spins at tetrahedral sites have one orientation, while electron spins at octahedral sites have the opposite orientation. If the number of spins in these two types of sites is the same, the spinel is antiferromagnetic. If not, it would be ferromagnetic.

Anti-ferro magnetic substances show weak magnetism, whereas diamagnetic substances show no magnetism at all.

Spinel ferrite's structure exhibits exceptional multifunctional properties such as excellent magnetic properties, a high specific surface area, surface active sites, high chemical stability, tuneable shape and scale, and functionalization options.

The inherent properties of CoFe2O4 NPs make them excellent candidates for biomedical nanotechnology. They are made using various synthesis methods, which affect their properties. CoFe2O4 NPs and their related applications are highly regarded in biotechnology and bioengineering.
Jay Spinel 2.80 cts

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