Heusler alloy

noun Heus·ler alloy \ˈhyüslə(r)-\

Definition of Heusler alloy

  1. 1 :  a magnetic alloy composed of the nonmagnetic metals copper, manganese, and tin approximately in the proportions Cu2MnSn

  2. 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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