Roundup At the Optical Corral Feature Summary

Type:
From Physics Research
Title:
Roundup At the Optical Corral
Description:
Although this image looks like electron waves in an "atom corral" (scroll down to see the image), it's actually a theoretical optical corral--a prediction--with the waves representing quantum states of light. To learn more, see the American Physical Society's Physical Review Focus Roundup At the Optical Corral.
Image:
image credit: Christian Girard; <a href="http://focus.aps.org/story/v7/st24" target="_blank">image source</a>; <a href="http://www.physicstogo.org/images/features/photon-corral-large-7-25-08.jpg" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: Christian Girard; image source; larger image
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/photon-corral-large-7-25-08.jpg
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January 16, 2009 - February 1, 2009