The manner of interaction between electrons in a graphene sheet defines the speed with which they will traverse through the material and level of conductivity they will reach. A team of scientists working at the Centre Of Extreme Matter and Emergent Phenomena at the Ultrecht University recently came up with a model that will help in enhancing the conductivity of these electrons in graphene and accelerate the impact electron interaction will have on photons. WHile doing this study the physicists devised a completely new way for testing what all can happen when an electron interacts with other electrons. To accomplish this task, they made use of pseudo-quantum electrodynamics. It is a special kind of theory that defines the interactions taking place between electrons that are mediated by photons present in various time-space dimensions. While the movement of these electrons gets restricted in a singular plane, the photons have the freedom to move in three dimensional plane.
As a part of this study, the team members also considered the weak magnetic field that stands perpendicular to the graphene plane. Post this, they used two different ways for testing the trending impact on the distribution of electron energy that takes place close to the cone vertex. The inclination of this cone defines the electron speed that is almost three hundred times lesser than light’s speed. The concluding fact revealed by this experiment is that electrons do possess a tendency to enhance their velocity in direction of photons velocity that travel with light’s speed. The strength of magnetic field doesn’t brings any change to this trending effect. Thus, it is safe to conclude that electrons show a collective behaviour that is closely connected with conductivity of these small particles and remains identical even when the magnetic field is completely absent from the field.
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