atom laser

noun

Definition of atom laser

  1. :  a device that projects a beam of atoms that have been cooled until they are in a single combined quantum state To understand why the atom laser is causing so much excitement, it is helpful to remember that atoms—which we usually think of as solid—also have a wavelike nature. — Jim Wilson, Popular Mechanics, July 1997

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1995

First Known Use of atom laser

1995


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