Quantum spin liquid in ytterbium

Quantum spin liquid in ytterbium

Artist's depiction of electron spins in the ytterbium crystal lattice (formula YbMgGaO4) at different phases of the experiment that detected strong signs of an observable quantum spin liquid appearing at near absolute zero. Credit: Oak Ridge National Laboratory / Jill Hemman

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College of Sciences, News Room, Research Horizons

Categories
Research, Physics and Physical Sciences
Keywords
quantum spin liquid, ytterbium crystal, YbMgGaO4, spooky action, entanglement at a distance, Martin Mourigal
Status
  • Created By: Ben Brumfield
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 5, 2016 - 11:04am
  • Last Updated: Dec 5, 2016 - 11:04am