A state-insensitive, compensated nanofiber trap

  title={A state-insensitive, compensated nanofiber trap},
  author={Cl{\'e}ment Lacro{\^u}te and K. S. Choi and A. Goban and Daniel J. Alton and D. W. Ding and Nathaniel P Stern and Harry J. Kimble},
  journal={New Journal of Physics},
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