Split atom clouds get entangled in quantum tests

The feat takes researchers a step closer to creating ultraprecise measurement devices

Illustration of electromagnetic fields trapping a cloud of rubidium atoms above a microchip

ENTANGLED WEB  Electromagnetic fields trap a cloud of rubidium atoms above a microchip (illustrated). Quantum linkages were observed between atoms in the left and right halves of the clump.

Dept. of Physics/Univ. of Basel

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