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"An Electron's-Eye View"

by Pam Frost Gorder - Assistant Director, Research Communications

July 13, 2012

Ohio State researchers have discovered how to magnify a quantum mechanical effect that converts heat to a special kind of electrical current. In this image, a polarized electron (center) travels through a semiconductor. Image by Scott Dennison, courtesy of Joseph Heremans and Roberto Myers.

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