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Strange new phase of matter created in quantum computer acts like it has two time dimensions

Phys Org

by Simons Foundation

July 20, 2022

By shining a laser pulse sequence inspired by the Fibonacci numbers at atoms inside a quantum computer, physicists have created a remarkable, never-before-seen phase of matter. The phase has the benefits of two time dimensions despite there still being only one singular flow of time, the physicists report July 20 in Nature.