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Physicists Localize 3-D Matter Waves for First Time

October 7, 2011

an illustration of Anderson localization University of Illinois physicists have experimentally demonstrated for the first time, how 3-D conduction is affected by the defects that plague materials. The researchers achieved complete Anderson localization of quantum matter waves in three dimensions. The team also measured the energy a particle needs to escape localization, known as the mobility edge. Full Story

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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