Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 52, Issue 23, pp 3179–3182 | Cite as

Variations of optic properties of water under action of static magnetic field

  • Deng Bo 
  • Pang XiaoFeng Email author
Articles Optics


Effects of static magnetic field on optic properties of water are investigated by infrared spectroscopy, ultraviolet spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction, respectively. The ultraviolet spectroscopy experiments show the changes of properties of water under action of static magnetic field, in the region of 191 to 400 nm. The infrared experiment shows that the water exposed in a magnetic field had saturation and memory effects. The magnetized effects increased with increasing exposed time, but were weakened with increasing of time when the magnetic field was removed. In the X-ray experiment, the strength of diffraction increased also, after the water was exposed in magnetic field. Meanwhile, the shift of peak and increase of strength of X-ray diffraction of magnetized water added with nanoFe3O4 occurred as compared with that of pure water added with nano Fe3O4. This result suggests that the magnetized water has certain magnetism. Finally, these phenomena are simply explained by the molecular structure of water and the theory of magnetization of water.


water infrared spectroscopy ultraviolet spectroscopy X-ray diffraction static magnetic field 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Life Science and TechnologyUniversity of Electronic Science and Technology of ChinaChengduChina

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