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Rydberg Macrodimers: Diatomic molecules on the micrometer scale

  title={Rydberg Macrodimers: Diatomic molecules on the micrometer scale},
  author={Simon Hollerith and Johannes Zeiher},
Controlling molecular binding at the level of single atoms is one of the holy grails of quantum chemistry. Rydberg macrodimers – bound states between highly excited Rydberg atoms – provide a novel perspective in this direction. Resulting from binding potentials formed by the strong, long-range interactions of Rydberg states, Rydberg macrodimers feature bond lengths in the micrometer regime, exceeding those of conventional molecules by orders of magnitude. Using single-atom control in quantum… 



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