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National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

JILA Micro-Drum Laboratory

Caption: NIST physicist and JILA Fellow Konrad Lehnert (left) and post-doctoral researcher Tauno Palomaki are in the JILA laboratory where they "entangled" a microscopic mechanical drum with electrical signals. The micro-drum, just 15 micrometers in diameter and 100 nanometers thick, is chilled and manipulated inside the tall tank.

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