Curie-Weiss law

[kyoo r-ee-wahys, -vahys]
noun Physics.
  1. 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 of Curie-Weiss law

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

noun
  1. the principle that the magnetic susceptibility of a paramagnetic substance is inversely proportional to the difference between its temperature and its Curie point

Word Origin for Curie-Weiss law

C20: named after Pierre Curie and Pierre-Ernest Weiss (died 1940), French physicist
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