Monday, October 26, 2015

'Zeno effect' verified—atoms won't move while you watch

One of the oddest predictions of quantum theory – that a system can't change while you're watching it – has been confirmed in an experiment by Cornell physicists. Their work opens the door to a fundamentally new method to control and manipulate the quantum states of atoms and could lead to new kinds of sensors.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2015-10-zeno-effect-verifiedatoms-wont.html#jCp

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