Ettingshausen effect(redirected from Ettinghausen effect)
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Ettingshausen effect[′ed·iŋz‚hau̇z·ən i‚fekt]
The phenomenon that, when a metal strip is placed with its plane perpendicular to a magnetic field and an electric current is sent longitudinally through the strip, corresponding points on opposite edges of the strip have different temperatures.
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