Curie–Weiss law

noun \-ˈwīs-, -ˈvīs-\

Definition of Curie–Weiss law

  1. :  a law of magnetism: the susceptibility of a paramagnetic substance is inversely proportional to the excess of its temperature above the Curie point, below which it ceases to be paramagnetic

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Origin and Etymology of curie–weiss law

after Pierre Curie & Pierre-Ernest Weiss †1940 French physicists

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