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Laser Plays Chemical Matchmaker

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Science  04 Apr 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5872, pp. 42-43
DOI: 10.1126/science.320.5872.42b

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At the American Physical Society meeting, researchers reported using ultrashort pulses of laser light and the quirks of quantum mechanics to manipulate the forming of chemical bonds.