Rabi oscillation

Rabi oscillation

[¦rä·bē ‚äs·ə ′lā·shən]
(atomic physics)
The periodic exchange of energy between atoms in an electromagnetic field and a single mode of the field.
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The sloshing appears to be the artificial-molecule equivalent of what are called Rabi oscillations in excited, real molecules, the researchers say.