Josephson effect

noun
Jo·​seph·​son effect | \ˈjōzə̇fsən- also -ōsə̇-\

Definition of Josephson effect 

: the movement of electron pairs through a thin insulator separating two superconductors carrying low current that can be stopped by raising the current in the superconductors above a certain level or by the application of an external voltage

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History and Etymology for Josephson effect

after Brian D. Josephson, born 1940 British physicist

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