galvanomagnetic effect

galvanomagnetic effect

[¦gal·və·nō‚mag¦ned·ik i′fekt]
(electromagnetism)
One of the electrical or thermal phenomena occurring when a current-carrying conductor or semiconductor is placed in a magnetic field; examples are the Hall effect, Ettingshausen effect, transverse magnetoresistance, and Nernst effect. Also known as magnetogalvanic effect.
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He then examines galvanomagnetic effects and the basic properties of Hall plates and magnetoresistors, Hall magnetic sensors, and Hall devices as means for characterizing semiconductors.