Lenz's lawLenz's law
The principle stating that an electric current induced by a source such as a changing magnetic field always creates a counterforce opposing the force inducing it. The law accounts for such phenomena as diamagnetism and the electrical properties of inductors.
Origin of Lenz's lawAfter Heinrich Friedrich Emil Lenz (1804-1865), German physicist born in Livonia who formulated the principle
From Heinrich Lenz German physicist