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December 15, 2001
World's smallest atom storage ring is first to guide ultra-cold neutral atoms; a step toward 'atom fiber optics'
In a development that could lead to dramatic improvements in aircraft guidance systems and open new areas of study in basic physics, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have demonstrated the first storage ring able to confine and guide the flow of ultra-cold neutral atoms in a circular path.
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