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Microscope image, zoom-in of the artificial atom

Image   •   Sep 12, 2014 08:00 BST

Zoom-in of the artificial atom, with its integrated Superconducting Quantum Interference Device (SQUID) in violet. The SQUID gives the atom its quantum properties, and the fingers sticking up to the left provide the coupling to sound waves.
License Creative Commons Attribution (?)
Photographer / Source Martin Gustafsson and Maria Ekström
Size 2.89 MB
Format .png
Image dimensions 2133 x 1600 pixels