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Jun 9, 2020

‘Whispering Gallery’ Effect Allows Light to Be Stored and Controls Electron Beams

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Artist’s view of individual electrons interacting with an optical whispering gallery mode as it circles a silica sphere. The matching between the velocities of the electron and the light-wave it is riding changes the quantum state of the electron, illustrated as a wider halo. Credit: Dr. Murat Sivis.

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