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Kerr effect

Line breaks: Kerr ef¦fect
Pronunciation: /kəː

Definition of Kerr effect in English:


2The production of double refraction in a substance by an electric field.


early 20th century: named after John Kerr (1824–1907), the Scottish physicist who studied these effects.

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