curie weiss law

Curie-Weiss law

[kyoor-ee-wahys, -vahys]
noun Physics.
the law that the susceptibility of a paramagnetic substance is inversely proportional to the difference of its temperature and the Curie point and that the substance ceases to be paramagnetic below the Curie point.

Origin:
named after P. Curie and Pierre Weiss (1865–1940), French physicist

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Curie-Weiss law (ˈkjʊərɪˈwaɪs, -ˈvaɪs)
 
n
the principle that the magnetic susceptibility of a paramagnetic substance is inversely proportional to the difference between its temperature and its Curie point
 
[C20: named after Pierre Curie and Pierre-Ernest Weiss (died 1940), French physicist]

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