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Majorana modes materialize

Elusive theoretical fantasies known as Majorana modes have been observed in a hybrid semiconductor–superconductor system. These emergent exotica open up promising prospects for quantum computation.

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Wilczek, F. Majorana modes materialize. Nature 486, 195–196 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/486195a

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