I’ve been asked to describe the difference between these two, but I’m a but confused.
In my book, it says that paramagnetism is weaker than ferromagnetism, but I don’t see why.
If I’m not mistaken, both paramagnetism and ferromagnetism arise from the fact that you align magnetic moments. I then get, that in ferromagnets the orientation of the moments are somewhat kept, whereas in the paramagnetic situation, it is destroyed when the applied magnetic field is removed.
But if it is the same thing that happens, why is ferromagnetism stronger that paramagnetism ? Or is that just me that are reading it wrong ?
Thanks in advance.
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