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Frustrated trio mimicked

Quantum simulation is a promising tool for navigating the complex world of many-body physics. The technique has now been employed to simulate a frustrated network of three quantum magnets by using trapped ions.

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Figure 1: Frustrated magnetic network.
Figure 2: Trapped-ion quantum emulator5.

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Häffner, H. Frustrated trio mimicked. Nature 465, 555–556 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/465555a

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