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The Hall Effect (Warning: Physics Geek Mode Required)
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> Alex Kowalski (email@example.com) (Tonya Jones) writes:
> <GEEK MODE ON>
> Here it is from Nasa's thesaurus:
> HALL EFFECT:
> The electrical polarization of a horizontal conducting sheet of limited
> extent, when that sheet moves laterally through a magnetic field having a
> component vertical to the sheet.
NASA's wrong. The 'sheet' doesn't have to move. A sheet that is stationary in
a magnetic field is also polarised.
> <GEEK MODE OFF>
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