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Realization of a complete Stern-Gerlach interferometer

@article{Margalit2018RealizationOA,
  title={Realization of a complete Stern-Gerlach interferometer},
  author={Yair Margalit and Zhifan Zhou and Or Dobkowski and Yonathan Japha and Daniel Rohrlich and Samuel Moukouri and Ron Folman},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
  year={2018}
}
The Stern-Gerlach (SG) effect, discovered almost a century ago, has become a paradigm of quantum mechanics. Surprisingly there is little evidence that it is a fully coherent quantum process. Specifically, no high-visibility spatial interference pattern has been observed, and furthermore no full-loop SG interferometer has been realized although it has been envisioned decades ago. On the contrary, numerous theoretical studies explained why it is a near impossible endeavor. Here we demonstrate for… 

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