Emergence and Frustration of Magnetism with Variable-Range Interactions in a Quantum Simulator

  title={Emergence and Frustration of Magnetism with Variable-Range Interactions in a Quantum Simulator},
  author={R. Islam and Crystal Senko and Wes Campbell and Simcha Korenblit and J. Smith and A. C. Lee and Emily E. Edwards and C.C.-Joseph Wang and James K. Freericks and Christopher R. Monroe},
  pages={583 - 587}
Magnetic Frustration The study of magnetic frustration has a long history in solid-state physics, but cold-atom systems now offer the possibility of simulating the problem with exquisite control. Islam et al. (p. 583) study a system of 16 trapped ions, using the Coulomb interactions between the ions to simulate exchange interactions present in magnetic systems. The measured spin correlations provide a window into the behavior of the system, as the effective magnetic field and the range of the… 
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