conductivity ellipsoid

conductivity ellipsoid

[‚kän‚dək¦tiv·əd·ē i′lip‚sȯid]
(electricity)
For an anisotropic material, an ellipsoid whose axes are the eigenvectors of the conductivity tensor.
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