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Contact: Christian Roos
University of Innsbruck

Rainer Blatt and his Team

Caption: Rainer Blatt, Gerhard Kirchmair, Rene Gerritsma, Florian Zähringer and Christian Roos used a calcium ion to simulate a relativistic quantum particle, demonstrating a phenomenon that has not been directly observable so far: the Zitterbewegung.

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