Resistance of a perfect wire

Published

Journal Article

Intuition tells us that a wire without defects should have zero resistance. But in the real world all conductors, however perfect, have some resistance. A new study confirms that electrical contacts are the problem.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Chang, AM

Published Date

  • May 3, 2001

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 411 / 6833

Start / End Page

  • 39 - 40

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0028-0836

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1038/35075201

Citation Source

  • Scopus