October 11, 2011 2:54 pm
While physicists have been able for decades to measure the spin state of a single atom in a vacuum, previous techniques for measuring the spin of a single electron or nucleus in a solid state disturb surrounding spins. Now researchers including Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, have developed a way to measure spin that avoids this problem.
August 10, 2010 8:38 am
Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, is one of a team of physicists whose research into the intriguing phenomenon called quantum entanglement was published Aug. 5 on the Science Daily and Nature websites.