Wiedemann effect

noun Wie·de·mann effect \ˈvēdəˌmän-, ˈwēdəmən-\

Definition of Wiedemann effect

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of wiedemann effect

after Gustav H. Wiedemann †1899 German physicist

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to cast off or become cast off

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