8 July 2011
Creating a temperature difference in an arrangement of semiconductors generates a circulating current and a magnetic field, according to simulations. The effect may account for some inefficiency in electronic devices.
PRB (July 2011)
1 July 2011
'Explosive' chaos may occur in a system experiencing a sudden change--like an electric circuit moments after it's switched on--according to theoretical work.
PRL (24 June 2011)
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