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Interactions propel a magnetic dance

A combination of leading-edge techniques has enabled interaction-induced magnetic motion to be observed for pairs of ultracold atoms — a breakthrough in the development of models of complex quantum behaviour. See Letter p.519

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Figure 1: Observing the effects of interactions between two particles in an effective magnetic field.

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LeBlanc, L. Interactions propel a magnetic dance. Nature 546, 481–482 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/546481a

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