Nickel

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Nickel

In the United States, a very common term for the five-cent coin. Interestingly, a nickel contains no nickel.
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The tape itself consists of a flexible nickel-chromium alloy substrate, an intermediate layer of magnesium oxide deposited by ion beam, and a superconducting film.
In the July 29 PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, a team of Japanese scientists adds a nickel-chromium alloy to the list of substances that may have an unusual crystal form.
Most heater elements are made from a nickel-chromium alloy either in the form of etched foil or round wire.