Chinese scientists used lasers to control reactions involving dumbbell-shaped hydrogen molecules. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese scientists used lasers to control reactions involving dumbbell-shaped hydrogen molecules. Photo: Shutterstock
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Chinese team achieves ‘milestone’ by controlling chemical reactions with lasers

  • Scientists in northeastern China are the first to manipulate reactions at the atomic level
  • The research provides a starting point for more sophisticated experiments and could lead to more efficient production of chemicals

Chinese scientists used lasers to control reactions involving dumbbell-shaped hydrogen molecules. Photo: Shutterstock
Chinese scientists used lasers to control reactions involving dumbbell-shaped hydrogen molecules. Photo: Shutterstock
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