PerspectivePhysics

Watching Rush Hour in the World of Electrons

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  09 Mar 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5817, pp. 1372-1373
DOI: 10.1126/science.1139805

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

An improved imaging technique reveals that electrons in a material can suffer gridlock like cars in a city. This may help researchers understand the mechanism by which currents flow without resistance in superconductors.