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Quantum optics

Light at a standstill

Nothing travels faster than light, but how slow can light go? Pulses of light have already been slowed to speeds of just a few metres per second, but now they have been brought to a complete halt.

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Scully, M. Light at a standstill. Nature 426, 610–611 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/426610a

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