Wigner lattice

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In condensed matter physics a Wigner lattice is a regular array of electrons which is the lowest potential energy configuration for a low-density electron gas in a positive charge sea, where the Coulomb interactions dominate the kinetic energy.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ E.P. Wigner, Physical Review 46 (1934) 1002
  2. ^ E.P. Wigner, Transactions of the Faraday Society 34 (1938) 678
  3. ^ A. Bagchi, Physical Review 178 (1969) 707