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A firmer grip on the Hubbard model

The Hubbard model describes the behaviour of interacting quantum particles, but many of its properties remain unknown. A system of ultracold atoms could provide the key to determining the model's underlying physics. See Letter p.462

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Figure 1: Key properties of the Hubbard model.

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