5M10.10 - Hall Effect

Hall Effect

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PIRA Classification: 5M10.10

Description: The ends of a rectangular strip of N-doped germanium are connected to a DC power supply. A voltmeter is used to monitor the transverse potential. The conductor is inserted between the poles of a permanent magnet. The voltmeter reading is observed. The conductor is inverted and inserted. The meter is observed again.

Special Instructions: Try to prevent contact between the conductor and the magnet pole face.

Condition: Good

Setup time: 2 minutes

Safety Issues: None