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What kind of suspension liquid should be used with bulk ferrofluid (so it does not stain the glass)

I am an Engineering student and I'm currently on a project meant to demonstrate some properties of magnetic fields. I want to put my bulk ferrofluid in a glass bottle with a suspension solution (A ...
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Is NaCl para magnetic?

My teacher told yes that salt is para magnetic and it is attracted by magnet slightly. But when I tried that at home it did not work. Help me out..
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chemically inert molecule with piezoelectric properties

For a research project, I'm looking into existing chemical molecules that have the following properties: It is mostly chemically inert, safe for animals and children It exhibits piezoelectricity - ...
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Total magnetic moment of atom

Whenever I read about coordination compounds in my textbooks, I always find a discussion about spin-only magnetic moment which is given by $\sqrt{n(n+2)}$ BM, Where $n$ is the number of unpaired ...
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How is the magnetic property of an element affected when the element is part of a compound?

Data on this site conveys that Neodymium is paramagnetic. Yet the Neodymium magnets out there make extremely strong magnets. I'm guessing these are not pure neodymium magnets but some kind of ...
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What is antisymmetric exchange? What is J-strain? Where does it come from?

I'm reading a paper1 by Sanakis, et al. that characterises the magnetic coupling in the $\ce{Fe3S4}$ clusters present in bacterial ferredoxin II and beef heart aconitase as arising through something ...
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What is it about the relationship between the Fe2+ and Fe3+ in magnetite that makes it diamagnetic?

Hematite is composed of $\ce{Fe2O3}$, and is paramagnetic, whereas magnetite is $\ce{Fe3O4}$ and is diamagnetic. Magnetite's nature is due to the presence of both $\ce{Fe^{2+}}$ and $\ce{Fe^{3+}}$ ...