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Architecture for Software-assisted Quantity Calculus

December 02, 2016
David W. Flater
A quantity value, such as 5 kg, consists of a number and a reference (often an International System of Units (SI)unit) that together express the magnitude of a...

Vortex nucleation in a Bose–Einstein condensate: from the inside out

November 23, 2016
Ian B. Spielman, Daniel Campbell, Ryan Price, Andika Putra, Dimitrius Trypogeorgos, Ana Vald?Curiel
We observed a new mechanism for vortex nucleation in Bose–Einstein condensates (BECs) subject to synthetic magnetic fields. We made use of a strong...

Synthetic gauge potentials for ultracold neutral atoms

November 23, 2016
Ian B. Spielman, Yu-Ju Lin
Synthetic gauge fields for ultracold neutral atoms—engineered using the interaction between laser fields and the atoms' internal 'spin' degrees of freedom...