Equations of motion of electrons
The cones in this image illustrate the equations of motion of electrons when an external magnetic field is applied to the bismuth alloy engineered for the study. Green lines and purple lines represent electrons that generate and absorb energy, respectively.
[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant DMR 2011876.]
Learn more in the Ohio State University news story A quantum step to a heat switch with no moving parts. (Date image taken: June 2021; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Dec. 13, 2021)
Credit: Renee Ripley, Ohio State University
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