Macroscale Quantum Mechanics

Cosmic Slit Experiment


Quantum Optomechanics

A brave new word, quantum optomechanics. By trapping an atom in a potential well created by two crossing lasers, a thin crystal sheet can be made to vibrate in tune with a single atom at a macroscopic level. Physics World story From a computerist's perspective, this opens many doors.

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