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date: 14 July 2020

Curie point (Curie temperature) 

Source:
A Dictionary of Physics
Author(s):
Richard RennieRichard Rennie, Jonathan LawJonathan Law

The temperature at which a ferromagnetic substance loses its ferromagnetism and becomes only paramagnetic. For iron the Curie point is 760°C and for nickel 356°C. It is named after ... ...

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