Sketch of the Experiment, Rydberg State (image) Forschungszentrum Juelich Share Print E-Mail Caption Sketch of the experiment: Rubidium atoms are captured by laser beams (red). Another additional laser (blue) excites about half of the atoms to such an extent that their atomic shells merge with the adjacent atoms. Credit Forschungszentrum Jülich / Tobias Schlößer Usage Restrictions Please give credit Share Print E-Mail 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.