Barnett effect

Bar·​nett effect | \ (ˈ)bär¦net-, -net- \

Definition of Barnett effect

: magnetization produced by rotating a body the direction of the magnetization being that of the rotation axis — compare einstein-de haas effect

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History and Etymology for Barnett effect

after Samuel J. Barnett †1956 American physicist

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“Barnett effect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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