Quantum simulation of antiferromagnetic spin chains in an optical lattice

  title={Quantum simulation of antiferromagnetic spin chains in an optical lattice},
  author={Jonathan Simon and Waseem S. Bakr and Ruichao Ma and M. Eric Tai and Philipp M Preiss and Markus Greiner},
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