Nernst effect

noun \ˈne(ə)rn|zt-, ˈnərn|, |(t)st-\

Definition of Nernst effect

  1. :  a transverse electromotive force produced when a metal through which a flow of heat occurs is placed in a magnetic field and observed when the magnetic lines of force are perpendicular to the thermal flux

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Origin and Etymology of nernst effect

after Walther H. Nernst †1941 German physicist & chemist


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