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Quantum simulation of fundamental physics

Gauge theories underpin the standard model of particle physics, but are difficult to study using conventional computational methods. An experimental quantum system opens up fresh avenues of investigation. See Letter p.516

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Figure 1: Quantum simulation of a gauge theory.

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