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Quantum computing

Diamond and silicon converge

Diamond-based quantum computers could potentially operate at room temperature with optical interfacing, but their construction is challenging. Silicon carbide, used widely in electronics, may provide a solution. See Letter p.84

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Figure 1: Silicon carbide wafer.



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