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Evidence for a configurational emf in a conducting medium

Chester, Marvin (1960) Evidence for a configurational emf in a conducting medium. Physical Review Letters, 5 (3). pp. 91-93. ISSN 0031-9007.

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There is a pressure drop associated with an increase in the flow rate of a moving fluid. The venturi meter and the aspirator are familiar devices which derive from this phenomenon. This paper concerns itself with the detection of an analogous effect in the electron gas in a metal.

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Additional Information:©1960 The American Physical Society. Received 2 May 1960; revised 14 July 1960. This research was supported jointly by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Inc. and by the National Science Foundation. The author is indebted to Professor John R. Pellam for many helpful discussions and to Professor Richard P. Feynman for theoretical insights.
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