Magnetic susceptibility

measure of how much a material will become magnetized in an applied magnetic field

Magnetic susceptibility shows whether a material is attracted into or repelled out of a magnetic field. It is a term in electromagnetism.

It can be measured. Magnetic susceptibility is a prediction of how magnetised a material will get in a magnetic field. It shows whether a material will be attracted or repelled by a magnet.[1]


  1. ISBN 0470017627