# Multi-component quantum gases in spin-dependent hexagonal lattices

@article{SoltanPanahi2011MulticomponentQG, title={Multi-component quantum gases in spin-dependent hexagonal lattices}, author={Parvis Soltan-Panahi and Julian Struck and Philipp Hauke and A Bick and Wiebke Plenkers and Georg Meineke and Christoph Becker and Patrick Windpassinger and Maciej Lewenstein and Klaus Sengstock}, journal={Nature Physics}, year={2011}, volume={7}, pages={434-440} }

Ultracold quantum gases in optical lattices have been used to study a wide range of many-body effects. Nearly all experiments so far, however, have been performed in cubic optical lattice structures. Now a ‘honeycomb’ lattice structure has been realized. The approach promises insight into materials with hexagonal crystal symmetries, such as graphene or carbon nanotubes.

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