JHU Advanced Physics Lab: Hall effect

In this experiment you will repeat the study by Edwin Hall, a graduate student here at Hopkins in 1878, which allows one to measure the effect of magnetic field on the charge carriers in solids.

Instructions are available here .

Write-up by Dr. Steve Wonnell is here .

Be careful with the probe, do not exceed voltage and current, do not keep current for a long time.

Perform your experiment with both silver and tungsten samples. Describe the differences and perform quantitative analysis.

Prior notes on this experiment may be found here .

Andrei Gritsan
Last update: Tue Jan 26 13:56:11 EST 2010