Abrahams, Elihu Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Los Angeles, California.
Keffer, Frederic Department of Physics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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The change of length of a ferromagnetic substance when it is magnetized. More generally, it is the phenomenon that the state of strain of a ferromagnetic sample depends on the direction and extent of magnetization. The phenomenon has an important application in magnetostriction transducers.
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