Ovshinsky effect

[ ov-shin-skee, awv- ]

  1. an effect that turns special types of glassy, thin films into semiconductors upon application of low voltage.

Origin of Ovshinsky effect

First recorded in 1965–70; after Stanford R. Ovshinsky (1922–2012), U.S. physicist

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