Curie's law


noun Physics.

the law that the susceptibility of a paramagnetic substance is inversely proportional to its absolute temperature.

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Origin of Curie's law

named after Pierre Curie
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British Dictionary definitions for curie's law

Curie's law

noun

the principle that the magnetic susceptibility of a paramagnetic substance is inversely proportional to its thermodynamic temperatureSee also Curie-Weiss law
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