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Microwave-engineering of programmable XXZ Hamiltonians in arrays of Rydberg atoms

  title={Microwave-engineering of programmable XXZ Hamiltonians in arrays of Rydberg atoms},
  author={Pascal Scholl and Hannah J Williams and Gr{\'e}goire Bornet and Frank Wallner and Daniel Barredo and Thierry Lahaye and Antoine Browaeys and Loic Henriet and Adrien Signoles and C. Hainaut and Titus Franz and S. Geier and Annika Tebben and Andre Salzinger and Gerhard Zurn and Matthias Weidemuller},
We use the resonant dipole-dipole interaction between Rydberg atoms and a periodic external microwave field to engineer XXZ spin Hamiltonians with tunable anisotropies. The atoms are placed in 1D and 2D arrays of optical tweezers, allowing us to study iconic situations in spin physics, such as the implementation of the Heisenberg model in square arrays, and the study of spin transport in 1D. We first benchmark the Hamiltonian engineering for two atoms, and then demonstrate the freezing of the… Expand

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