piezomagnetic effect


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piezomagnetic effect

(paɪˌiːzəʊmæɡˈnɛtɪk) or

piezomagnetism

n
(General Physics) physics
a. the production of a magnetic field by applying a mechanical stress to certain crystals
b. the converse effect in which stress is produced in a crystal as a result of an applied magnetic field
piˌezomagˈnetically adj
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Stress and magnetics are linked through a process called the piezomagnetic effect, whereby stress can reorganize the magnetic structure inherent in certain minerals such as magnetite.