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Exciton developments

The possibilities offered by Bose–Einstein condensation for investigating the quantum world continue to stretch the ingenuity of physicists. Quasiparticles known as excitons have become promising subjects for research.

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Figure 1: Towards a Bose–Einstein condensate (BEC) of excitons.


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Perakis, I. Exciton developments. Nature 417, 33–35 (2002).

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