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Stirring-up atomtronics in a quantum circuit: What's so 'super' about this superfluid

February 12, 2014

flat, toroidal-shaped BEC While pursuing the goal of turning a cloud of ultracold atoms into a completely new kind of circuit element, physicists have demonstrated that such a cloud-known as a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC)-can display a sort of "memory" and may offer an alternative to conventional electronic devices. Full Story

University of Maryland Joint Quantum Institute

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