Josephson effect

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

Definition of Josephson effect

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of josephson effect

after Brian D. Josephson, born 1940 British physicist


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