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September 20, 2021

Shooting quantum particles resembles pattern like a turtle

Machine learning analysis of quantum particles shooting out from a Bose-Einstein condensate (the central disk) reveals a pattern that resembles a turtle. Warmer colors indicate more activity.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grants DMR 1420709 and PHY 1511696.]

Learn more in the University of Chicago news story Machine learning reveals hidden turtle pattern in quantum fireworks. (Date image taken: March 5, 2018.; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Sept. 20, 2021)

Credit: Courtesy of Cheng, Physics Department, University of Chicago

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