Why does Fe3O4 shows ferrimagnetic nature while FeO and Fe2O3 show antiferromagnetic nature...??

Asked by vaish.agrawal | 21st Jun, 2015, 01:22: AM

Expert Answer:

Fe3O4 is ferrimagnetic because of the presence of the unequal number of magnetic moments in opposite direction.
FeO and Fe2O3 are antiferromagnetic in nature because of the presence of the presence of equal number of magnetic moments in the opposite direction.

Answered by Prachi Sawant | 21st Jun, 2015, 02:48: PM