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Quantum physics

Drawing by Ron Weinstock, a student at the Henry Ronson ORT High School in Ashkelon
01.01.2014

Machinery based on single atoms may be able to bend the laws of thermodynamics

All spin directions (represented by the spheres) collapse on one or the opposite direction depending on the measured photon polarization
18.03.2013

Weizmann Institute researchers suggest one can affect an atom’s spin by...

The experimental system: two supersonic valves followed by two skimmers. The blue beam passes through a curved magnetic quadrupole guide, and the merged beam (purple) enters a quadrupole mass spectrometer. B is a front view of the quadrupole guide
18.11.2012
A first at the Institute: chemical reactions at near absolute zero
The experimental system: two supersonic valves followed by two skimmers. The blue beam passes through a curved magnetic quadrupole guide, and the merged beam (purple) enters a quadrupole mass spectrometer. B is a front view of the quadrupole guide
12.10.2012

At close to absolute zero, chemical reactions take on new features
 

(l-r) Dr. Zohar Komargodski, Prof. Adam Schwimmer and visiting Prof. Alexander Zamolodchikov. Extra dimensions
16.02.2012

Weizmann scientists give promising proof for a 23-year-old quantum physics theory

Ion trap in the lab of Dr. Roee Ozeri
17.08.2011

Institute scientists built an amplifier comprised of a single ion that breaks all records for measuring magnetic vibrations

Ion trap in the lab of Dr. Roee Ozeri
25.05.2011

Weizmann Institute scientists set a new record for measuring magnetic vibrations using the spin of a single atom: 100 times more accurate than the...

Piece of the merge beam apparatus
16.02.2017

In the realm of quantum physics, colliding molecules can react as balls or batons 

heat transfer in graphene
02.01.2017

A nanothermometer is thousands of times better at detecting heat transfer at the atomic level

Prof. Victor L'vov and Dr. Anna Pomyalov
27.10.2016

Electron flow at room temperature might be a dream come true