magnetorestriction

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magnetorestriction

(măg-nē″tō-rĕ-strĭk′shŭn)
The fractional change in the length of a metal in response to a magnetic field. This length change makes metals vibrate. The vibration can be used, e.g., in dentistry, to remove scale from teeth.
magnetorestrictive (tĭv), adjective
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conducted simulations on computational modeling of the debris motion and its interaction with the dielectric fluid under low-amplitude vibrations imparted via a magnetorestrictive actuator [13].
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Balluff Inc., Florence, Ky., will bring out its Micropulse non-contact, magnetorestrictive linear position sensor with [pm]0.02% linearity and sub-milli-second update time.
Intuitive Surgical initially looked at high-accuracy linear position transducers typically used on CNC machining applications such as linear potentiometers, LVDTs, and magnetorestrictive devices.
The sensor is based on the giant magnetorestrictive effect,
of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley (Calif.) National Laboratory nearly two years ago used these techniques to discover new magnetorestrictive compounds, materials whose electrical conductivity changes in a magnetic field.
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