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Quantum simulations come of age

The simulation of strongly correlated quantum phases using ultracold atoms in optical lattices was first proposed 20 years ago. In the wake of that pioneering idea, quantum simulations are now widely pursued in experiments across the world.

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Fig. 1: Quantum gas microscope images of a Bose–Einstein condensate and a Mott insulator.


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Bloch, I. Quantum simulations come of age. Nature Phys 14, 1159–1161 (2018).

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