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University of New Hampshire Researchers Prove Existence of New Type of Electron Wave


July 4, 2007

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New research led by University of New Hampshire physicists, Bogdan Diaconescu and Karsten Pohl, has proven the existence of a new type of electron wave on metal surfaces: The acoustic surface plasmon, which will have implications for developments in nano-optics, high-temperature superconductors and the fundamental understanding of chemical reactions on surfaces. The research is published in the July 5 issue of the journal Nature.
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