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Near absolute zero is achieved for a new group of elements

The magneto-optical trap set-up, including three pairs of cooling beams and a vacuum chamber.

Indium atoms (blue clump, centre; artist’s impression) are confined in a cylindrical trap by laser beams (purple) and a magnetic field. Credit: X. Yu et al. Phys. Rev. A

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Nature 606, 627 (2022)



  1. Yu, X. et al. Phys. Rev. A 105, L061101 (2022).

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