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Magnetic alloys break the rules

Nature volume 521, pages 298299 (21 May 2015) | Download Citation

A family of alloys has been discovered that undergoes unexpected changes of shape when magnetized. This strange behaviour might help in unravelling the mystery of a phenomenon called magnetic hysteresis. See Letter p.340

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  1. Richard D. James is in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis 55455, USA.

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