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Thousands of atoms entangled with a single photon

Result could make atomic clocks more accurate.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office
March 25, 2015

Physicists from MIT and the University of Belgrade have developed a new technique that can successfully entangle 3,000 atoms using only a single photon. The results, published today in the journal Nature, represent the largest number of particles that have ever been mutually entangled experimentally.

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