Electrons and holes condense into liquid droplets
Electrons (blue) and holes (red) condense into liquid droplets akin to liquid water in devices composed of ultrathin materials. Researchers bombarded an ultrathin semiconductor sandwich with powerful laser pulses to create the first "electron liquid" at room temperature.
[Research supported by National Science Foundation grants DMR 1651247 and DMR 1506707.]
Learn more about this research in the University of California, Riverside, news story UC Riverside physicists create exotic electron liquid. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Dec. 27, 2019)
Credit: University of California, Riverside
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