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 Bob Thurber connecting cables to the sample holder for a Hall effect measurement.
Bob Thurber connecting cables to the sample holder for a Hall effect measurement.
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IV. Algorithm

The sheet resistance RS can be obtained from the two measured characteristic resistances RA and RB by numerically solving the van der Pauw equation [Eq. (3) in the text] by iteration

exp(-π RA/RS) + exp(-π RB/RS) = 1

as outlined in the following routine:

Algorithm example