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Molecules in a spin

Physicists have invented an 'optical centrifuge', and used it to pull chlorine molecules apart, Mark Haw reports.

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  1. Villenueve,D. M. et al. Forced molecular rotation in an optical centrifuge. Physical Review Letters 85, 2000.

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Haw, M. Molecules in a spin. Nature (2000). https://doi.org/10.1038/news000720-6

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