Frustrated Magnets: Princeton Researchers Conduct New Experiment Revealing Clues To Their Disconnect

April 5, 2015 2:19 AM

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Princeton University scientists were astonished to see that frustrated magnets show a behavior called the Hall Effect.

Frustrated magnets are materials that are believed to be magnetic at low temperatures yet aren’t. When a magnetic field is applied to an electric current flowing through a semiconductor, for example a copper ribbon, the current redirects to one side of the ribbon. This is known as the Hall Effect an...

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