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Quantum mechanics in a spin

Quantum spin liquids are exotic states of matter first predicted more than 40 years ago. An inorganic material has properties consistent with these predictions, revealing details about the nature of quantum matter. See Letter p.559

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Figure 1: Identifying a quantum spin liquid.

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