Jaccarino-Peter effect

Jaccarino-Peter effect

[‚jak·ə¦rē·nō ′pēd·ər i‚fekt]
(solid-state physics)
The production of superconductivity in certain ferromagnetic metals through the application of an external magnetic field that compensates for the polarization of the conduction electrons. Also known as compensation effect.
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