magnetoelectricity


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magnetoelectricity

[mag¦nēd·ō·i‚lek′tris·əd·ē]
(electromagnetism)
Magnetic techniques for generating voltages, such as in an ordinary generator.
(solid-state physics)
The appearance of an electric field in certain substances, such as chromic oxide (Cr2O3), when they are subjected to a static magnetic field.