Righi-Leduc effect

noun
\ ¦rē|gēlə¦dük-, ¦ri| \

Definition of Righi-Leduc effect

: a transverse temperature gradient observed in a metal when the metal is in a magnetic field whose lines of force are perpendicular to the heat flux

called also Leduc effect

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History and Etymology for Righi-Leduc effect

after Augusto Righi †1920 Italian physicist and Sylvestre Anatole Leduc, 20th century French physicist

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“Righi-Leduc effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Righi-Leduc%20effect. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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