Hall effect

noun
\ ˈhȯl- How to pronounce Hall effect (audio) \

Definition of Hall effect

: a potential difference observed between the edges of a conducting strip carrying a longitudinal current when placed in a magnetic field perpendicular to the plane of the strip

First Known Use of Hall effect

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hall effect

Edwin H. Hall †1938 American physicist

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The first known use of Hall effect was circa 1889

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“Hall effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hall%20effect. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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