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The magic in molecules

The demonstration of high-resolution spectroscopy of Sr2 molecules trapped in an optical lattice at the ‘magic’ wavelength opens the way to precision control of molecular excitations.

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Fig. 1: Lamb–Dicke spectroscopy of Sr2 molecules trapped in an optical lattice.

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Poli, N. The magic in molecules. Nat. Phys. 15, 1108–1109 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-019-0647-9

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