interatom

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

inter- +‎ atom.

Adjective[edit]

interatom ‎(not comparable)

  1. Occurring between atoms.
    • 2009 January 23, M. S. Kim & Jaeyoon Cho, “PHYSICS: Teleporting a Quantum State to Distant Matter”[1], Science, volume 323, number 5913, DOI:10.1126/science.1169279:
      The two photons from the two atoms are jointly measured with a beam splitter, which mixes the two input photons, and the atom-photon entanglement is transferred to interatom entanglement, which is the entanglement swap.