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This is a gallery of some of our favorite images from the web site and from our publications. The arrows at the bottom will lead you through the gallery. Clicking on an image will take you to another part of our site that deals with it in more detail.





Optics on an Atom

This shows an electron excited into a combination of the 2500 angular momentum states associated with the principal quantum number n = 50 Rydberg manifold in hydrogen. The electron wave function phase is shown with color, and the wave function amplitude is shown using saturation (brightness).




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Hideomi Nihira ( nihira@optics.rochester.edu ).
Last modified 13 September 2006