[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Morgan Kelly
Princeton University

Heavy Electron Video

Loading video...

Caption: This video displays heavy electrons at different energies and shows their standing wave patterns (like water in a pond) around individual atomic defects placed intentionally in a compound. The patterns in these images allowed the Princeton scientists to understand the formation of heavy electron waves and to identify a hard-to-measure quantum entanglement process that controls their mass.

Credit: The Yazdani Group.

Usage Restrictions: None

Related news release: Got mass? Princeton scientists observe electrons become both heavy and speedy

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]