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Title: De Broglie’s meter stick: Making measurements with matter waves

Interfering atoms and molecules serve as exquisite rulers that sharpen our knowledge of physical laws, measure tiny forces, and reveal subtle properties of matter.
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22257004
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics Today; Journal Volume: 67; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: (c) 2014 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; ATOMS; MATTER; METERS; MOLECULES; PHYSICAL PROPERTIES