Hall coefficient

noun

ˈhȯl-
variants or Hall constant
: the quotient of the potential difference per unit width of metal strip in the Hall effect divided by the product of the magnetic intensity and the longitudinal current density

Word History

Etymology

after Edwin H. Hall †1938 American physicist

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“Hall coefficient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hall%20coefficient. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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