Heusler alloy

noun
Heus·​ler alloy | \ˈhyüslə(r)-\

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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History and Etymology for Heusler alloy

after Conrad Heusler 19th century German mining engineer and chemist

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