edge excitation

edge excitation

[′ej ‚ek·sī′tā·shən]
(cryogenics)
An excitation of a droplet of incompressible quantum Hall liquid in which a surface wave propagates along the edge of the droplet in the same direction that electrons drift along the edge, as determined by the direction of the magnetic field.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In the array edge excitation (AEE), the relay nodes are edge excited by lining up the transmitter directly opposite the relay node 1 as shown in Figure 3.