New Property Of Matter

Posted by: DA Morgan

New Property Of Matter - 11/02/06 07:35 PM

Physicists at UC San Diego have for the first time observed the spontaneous production of coherence within ?excitons,? the bound pairs of electrons and holes that enable semiconductors to function as novel electronic devices.

For the full story:
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2006/11/061102085742.htm
Posted by: samwik

Re: New Property Of Matter - 11/02/06 08:01 PM

...awed by the majestic dance that is ....

P.S. Thanks, DA!
Posted by: dr_rocket

Re: New Property Of Matter - 11/08/06 05:28 PM

Hi All,

This is an interesting topic, but I had forgotten about it until the forums were rearranged.

Here is a link on the subject with a neat graphic:

http://focus.aps.org/story/v12/st15

This PDF is a more technical read on the subject:

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/reprint/303/5657/503.pdf

For visual types, this link is kind of nice:

http://www.mtmi.vu.lt/vg/excit-col-anim.html

Dr. R.
Posted by: DA Morgan

Re: New Property Of Matter - 11/08/06 06:09 PM

Great addition to the thread.