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A laser model for cosmology

Nature volume 549, pages 163164 (14 September 2017) | Download Citation

Experiments reveal that the laws governing the immediate aftermath of the Big Bang also apply to the behaviour of coupled lasers. The findings could be used to solve complex computational problems.

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  1. Stefan Rotter is at the Institute for Theoretical Physics, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Vienna 1040, Austria.

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