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Bose–Einstein condensates

Spins mixed up

An atomic Bose–Einstein condensate represents a highly correlated, coherent state of matter. Experiments now reveal that the collective matter-wave properties extend to include coherent dynamics of the spin degrees of freedom.

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Figure 1: Atoms on a collision course.


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Bigelow, N. Spins mixed up. Nature Phys 1, 89–90 (2005).

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