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Watching Rush Hour in the World of Electrons

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

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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.