# Quantum physics: Debut of the quarter electron

@article{Fradkin2008QuantumPD, title={Quantum physics: Debut of the quarter electron}, author={Eduardo Fradkin}, journal={Nature}, year={2008}, volume={452}, pages={822-823} }

A particle-like object with a quarter of an electron's charge is the latest find in a hotbed of quantum-physical experimentation, the fractional quantum Hall fluid. Its significance is more than esoteric.

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