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Quantum physics

Tunnelling across a nanowire

The observation of a phenomenon known as coherent quantum phase slip, across a nanowire in a superconducting system, paves the way for applications in quantum computing and metrology. See Letter p.355

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Figure 1: The Mooij–Harmans qubit.


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