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Hall effect for phonons?

  1. Oct 12, 2005 #1


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    OK, we had Hall-effect equivalent for photons. And now there is Hall effect for phonons!


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  3. Oct 12, 2005 #2


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    That's quite surprising (haven't read the PRL yet) ! :eek:

    In fact, I wasn't even aware of the Hall Effect on photons, and is something I'd better read as well. :redface:

    Speaking of the Hall Effect, if someone can give me a nice intuitive picture for the Spin Hall Effect, that would be nice too. I've never gotten to completely understanding the basis of the intrinsic SHE.
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