News From the Field
Experiment Corrects Prediction in Quantum Theory
September 19, 2012
The research was performed at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory High B/T Facility, home of the Microkelvin lab, where experiments can be conducted in near-absolute zero temperature to slow particles down and catch them in the quantum act. Their findings literally rewrote the rule for predicting the conditions under which the transition between the two quantum states would occur.
University of Florida
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2016, its budget is $7.5 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 48,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards. NSF also awards about $626 million in professional and service contracts yearly.
Get News Updates by Email
Useful NSF Web Sites:
NSF Home Page: https://www.nsf.gov
NSF News: https://www.nsf.gov/news/
For the News Media: https://www.nsf.gov/news/newsroom.jsp
Science and Engineering Statistics: https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/
Awards Searches: https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/