Definition of skutterudite in English:
A metallic-gray mineral, typically forming cubic or octahedral crystals, consisting chiefly of an arsenide of cobalt and nickel.
- To prove it, the researchers first measured the specific heat of both the unfilled and filled skutterudite.
- The name skutterudite comes from the locality of Skutterud, Norway.
- We present evidence of a relatively high dimensionless figure of merit in a polycrystalline skutterudite partially filled with ytterbium ions.
Mid 19th century: from Skutterud (now Skotterud), a village in southeastern Norway, + -ite1.
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