Josephson Effect Definition

jōzəf-sən, -səf-
The effect associated with the tunneling of electron pairs across an insulating barrier separating two superconductors.
American Heritage

(physics) The zero-voltage current of paired electrons through a weak connection between superconductors.


Origin of Josephson Effect

  • After Brian David Josephson (born 1940), British physicist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Brian David Josephson Welsh physicist

    From Wiktionary

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