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A strange kind of liquid

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Interactions between the magnetic dipoles of dysprosium atoms in an ultracold gas can produce a 'self-bound' droplet. This provides a useful isolated system for probing the quantum-mechanical properties of ultracold gases. See Letter p.259

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  1. Bruno Laburthe-Tolra is at the Laboratoire de Physique des Lasers, Université Paris 13, 93430 Villetaneuse, France.

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