Wiedemann effect

Wie·​de·​mann effect | \ ˈvēdəˌmän-, ˈwēdəmən- \

Definition of Wiedemann effect

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

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History and Etymology for Wiedemann effect

after Gustav H. Wiedemann †1899 German physicist

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“Wiedemann effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wiedemann%20effect. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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