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Light does matter

Strongly correlated systems are difficult to control or even probe at the level of individual interacting elements. Engineered composites of optical cavities, few-level atoms, and laser light could enable greater insight into their behaviour.

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Figure 1: Schemes to simulate a strongly correlated system with light.


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Illuminati, F. Light does matter. Nature Phys 2, 803–804 (2006).

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