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Quantum leaps in the solid state

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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). https://doi.org/10.1038/467278a

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