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Fractons, The ‘Weirdest’ Matter, Made of Partial Particles, Defies Description https://www.quantamagazine.org/fractons-the-weirdest-matter-could-yield-quantum-clues-20210726/

https://www.quantamagazine.org/fractons-the-weirdest-matter-could-yield-quantum-clues-20210726/

quantamagazine.org

published 7/26/2021

author

Thomas Lewton

summary

Theorists are in a frenzy over “fractons,” bizarre, but potentially useful, hypothetical particles that can only move in combination with one another.