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Quantum leaps in the solid state


Jumps resulting from the measurement of discrete state changes in single quantum systems have fascinated scientists from the early days of quantum theory. They have now been observed in solid-state quantum bits.

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Lukin, M., Taylor, J. Quantum leaps in the solid state. Nature 467, 278–279 (2010).

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