Today’s Spotlight features an animation, by Christine Daniloff/MIT and Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT, of a conceptual image showing a photon traveling through entangled atoms.
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.
The researchers say the technique provides a realistic method to generate large ensembles of entangled atoms, which are key components for realizing more-precise atomic clocks.
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