Publications [#245780] of Albert M. Chang

Papers Published
  1. Chang, AM, Resistance of a perfect wire, Nature, vol. 411 no. 6833 (May, 2001), pp. 39-40 [doi] .

    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.