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JILA team finds first direct evidence of 'spin symmetry' in atoms


August 21, 2014

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Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics physicists led by theorist Ana Maria Rey and experimentalist Jun Ye have observed the first direct evidence of symmetry in the magnetic properties--or nuclear "spins"--of atoms. The advance could spin off practical benefits such as the ability to simulate and better understand exotic materials such as superconductors.Full Story

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