Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Quantum physics: Electrons in perfect drag - Nature.com

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Journal name:
Nature
Volume:
488,
Pages:
464â€"465
Date published:
(23 August 2012)
DOI:
doi:10.1038/488464a
Published online
22 August 2012

A neat experiment shows that if a current is sent through one of two adjacent conducting layers placed in a strong magnetic field, a quantum effect generates an exactly equal but opposite current in the other layer. See Letter p.481

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  1. Steven M. Girvin is in the Department of Physics, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520â€"8120, USA.

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