Description:  These tiny channels contain liquid helium cooled to just above absolute zero. Electrons moving across the surface of the helium in the center of the device (blue portion of inset) line up to form a Wigner crystal, which is a type of solid.
Source:  University of London
Story:  Cold electrons crystallize
TRN December 12, 2001
TRN Categories:  Quantum Computing; Materials Science and Engineering
Form:  Still

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