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Goethe University Frankfurt

Entangled States of 2 Localized Electrons from a Nnitrogen Molecule

Caption: What was the initial location of the electron before it was ejected from the dumbbell-shaped nitrogen molecule by a high-energy photon (blue)? The diagram shows the probability distribution of the photo-electron in the case of its prior localization (left), or for the Auger electron (right). As both electrons form an entangled state, the Auger electron is also localized.

Credit: Markus Schoeffler

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