Molecular Beehive: Physicists Probe “Astonishing” Morphing Properties of Honeycomb-Like Quantum Material

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A recently discovered, never-before-seen phenomenon in a type of quantum material could be explained by a series of buzzing, bee-like “loop-currents.” The discovery from physicists at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) and Georgia Tech may one day help engineers develop new types of devices, such as quantum sensors, or the quantum equivalent of computer memory storage devices. The Georgia Tech researchers from the School of Physics who co-authored the study are Itamar Kimchi, assistant professor, and Sami Hakani, graduate student.

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College of Sciences

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Physics and Physical Sciences
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College of Sciences, School of Physics, Itamar Kimchi, Sami Hakani, quantum physics, quantum materials, materials science
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  • Created By: Renay San Miguel
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  • Created On: Oct 21, 2022 - 3:42pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 21, 2022 - 3:42pm