Laughlin state

Laughlin state

[′läk·lin ‚stāt]
(cryogenics)
The simplest type of quantum Hall state, which contains only one component of incompressible fluid and has a filling factor equal to 1/ m, where m is an integer.
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The project will focus on realizing two paradigmatic physical systems the laughlin state and a topological superfluid.
Tellingly, on the subject of Scottish fishermen, Mac Laughlin states that in the nineteenth century, the British government continued to fund a bounty system in Scotland that promoted the ongoing development of the Scottish fishing fleets, whereas in Ireland: "Government agencies regarded poor-law legislation as more acceptable than government support for fishermen" (292-3).