Definition of Andreev reflection
: the reflection of electrons that occurs at a border between a semiconductor and a superconductor Rather what may mediate the superconductivity are multiple Andreev reflections, a phenomenon the existence of which Aleksander F. Andreev of the Institute for Physical Problems in Moscow proposed in 1964. — Philip Yam, Scientific American, February 1994 —called also Andreev scattering
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Origin and Etymology of andreev reflection
after Aleksandr Fëdorovich Andreev born 1939 Russian physicist
First Known Use: 1985See Words from the same year
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