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transition temperature

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Definition of transition temperature in English:

noun

Physics
The temperature at which a substance acquires or loses a distinctive property, in particular superconductivity.
Example sentences
  • Stripe order can coexist with superconductivity, but it tends to be associated with a drop in the superconducting transition temperature.
  • National Laboratory explain the superconductor's exceptionally high transition temperature of 39 kelvins, as well as other puzzling properties of the material.
  • These interconversions are reversible and occur at a fixed transition temperature analogous to the melting and freezing points which separate the solid and liquid states.

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