Wiedemann effect

noun (1)
Wie·​de·​mann effect | \ ˈvēdəˌmän-, ˈwēdəmən-\

Definition of Wiedemann effect

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: twisting of a ferromagnetic rod due to the joint action of a longitudinal current in the rod and a longitudinal magnetic field — compare magnetostriction

Wiedemann-Franz law

noun (2)
\ -ˈfrän(t)s-, -ˈfran(t)s-\

Definition of Wiedemann-Franz law (Entry 2 of 2)

: a statement in physics: at a given temperature the ratio of the thermal to the electrical conductivity has nearly the same value for most metals and approximately is proportioned to the absolute temperature of the metal

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History and Etymology for Wiedemann effect

Noun (1)

after Gustav H. Wiedemann †1899 German physicist

Noun (2)

after Gustav H. Wiedemann †1899 and Rudolph Franz †1902 German physicists

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