News tagged with electronic states

'Artificial atom' created in graphene

In a tiny quantum prison, electrons behave quite differently as compared to their counterparts in free space. They can only occupy discrete energy levels, much like the electrons in an atom - for this reason, such electron ...

dateAug 22, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Controlling quantum states atom by atom

An international consortium led by researchers at the University of Basel has developed a method to precisely alter the quantum mechanical states of electrons within an array of quantum boxes. The method can be used to investigate ...

dateJun 09, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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