magnetic strain energy

magnetic strain energy

[mag′ned·ik ′strān ‚en·ər·jē]
(solid-state physics)
The potential energy of a magnetic domain, subject to both a tensile stress and a magnetic field, associated with the domain's magnetostriction expansion.
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