Meissner effect


Meiss·​ner effect
: the partial or complete absence of magnetic induction in metallic substances even in a magnetic field when cooled into the superconducting state

Word History


after Alexander Meissner †1958 Austrian radio engineer

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“Meissner effect.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2023.

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