Prethermalization (image) Vienna University of Technology Caption On an atom chip (top), clouds of ultracold atoms (red) are created. They are allowed to interfere, creating an ordered matter-wave interference pattern (bottom). Credit Vienna University of Technology Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.