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Black Holes: A Model for Superconductors?
March 3, 2011
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Black holes are some of the heaviest objects in the universe. Electrons are some of the lightest. Now, physicists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have shown how charged black holes can be used to model the behavior of interacting electrons in unconventional superconductors. Full Story
University of Illinois College of Engineering
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