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JILA Physicists Achieve Elusive 'Evaporative Cooling' of Molecules
Release Date: 12/19/2012

Achieving a goal considered nearly impossible, JILA physicists have chilled a gas of molecules to very low temperatures by adapting the familiar … more

Some Like It Hot: How to Heat a 'Nano Bathtub' the JILA Way
Release Date: 07/21/2010

Researchers at JILA have demonstrated the use of infrared laser light to quickly and precisely heat the water in "nano bathtubs"—tiny sample … more

Skipping Atomic-scale Stones to Study Some Chemistry Basics
Release Date: 08/06/2008

Thought experiment: a carbon dioxide molecule--think of a cheerleader's baton--comes slanting in at high speed over a dense liquid, strikes the … more

Algorithm Advance Produces Quantum Calculation Record
Release Date: 03/16/2006

Two theoreticians from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Indiana University (IU) have published the most accurate … more

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