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Ultracold gases

At the edge of mobility

The Anderson transition point between localization and diffusion — the mobility edge — has now been directly measured in an ultracold-atom experiment.

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Figure 1: Principle of the localization experiment for a matter wave.
Figure 2: Measurement of the mobility edge.

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Sanchez-Palencia, L. At the edge of mobility. Nature Phys 11, 525–526 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphys3379

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