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Neutrons with a twist

Nature volume 525, pages 462464 (24 September 2015) | Download Citation

Neutrons do not normally have orbital angular momentum. But the demonstration that a beam of neutrons can acquire this property, 23 years after it was shown in photons, offers the promise of improved imaging technologies. See Letter p.504

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  1. Robert W. Boyd is in the Department of Physics, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and the Max Planck Centre for Extreme and Quantum Photonics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5, Canada, and at The Institute of Optics, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York.

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