At the core of MagCanica’s products is magnetostriction. Magnetostriction, λ, is a property of materials that causes them to change the shape or dimensions when exposed to a magnetic field, or conversely for the magnetic properties to change when mechanical stress is applied to the material. The name “MagCanica” reflects the uniquely interdisciplinary nature of our products.
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An applied field results in a strain in the material of magnetoelastic materials. The figure is a plot of magnetostriction as measured in microstrain (uS) versus applied field measured in Oersted (Oe), while applied stress is varied.