undercooling effect

undercooling effect

[¦ən·dər¦kül·iŋ i‚fekt]
(solid-state physics)
The effect whereby a superconductor can be cooled below its critical temperature without the onset of superconductivity.
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While the estimated deviation in manganese concentration for maintaining planar growth stability is predicted to be very small, other impurities may dominate the solutal undercooling effects. In this regard, carbon has both direct and indirect effects on composition variations in the alloy.