Definition of Heusler alloy
1 : a magnetic alloy composed of the nonmagnetic metals copper, manganese, and tin approximately in the proportions Cu2MnSn
2 : any similar magnetic alloy (as one in which tin is replaced by aluminum, arsenic, antimony, bismuth, or boron, or copper is replaced by silver)
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Origin and Etymology of heusler alloy
after Conrad Heusler 19th century German mining engineer and chemist
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