Evaporation of microwave-shielded polar molecules to quantum degeneracy

@article{Schindewolf2022EvaporationOM,
  title={Evaporation of microwave-shielded polar molecules to quantum degeneracy},
  author={Andreas Schindewolf and Roman Bause and Xing-Yan Chen and Marcel Duda and Tijs Karman and Immanuel Bloch and Xin-Yu Luo},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2022},
  volume={607},
  pages={677 - 681}
}
Ultracold polar molecules offer strong electric dipole moments and rich internal structure, which makes them ideal building blocks to explore exotic quantum matter1–9, implement quantum information schemes10–12 and test the fundamental symmetries of nature13. Realizing their full potential requires cooling interacting molecular gases deeply into the quantum-degenerate regime. However, the intrinsically unstable collisions between molecules at short range have so far prevented direct cooling… 

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