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Noisy neighbours under control

The ability to control the nuclear spins in a semiconductor quantum dot is an important step towards a long-lived and controllable electron spin qubit.

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Figure 1: Electron energy levels (top), nuclear spin configuration in the quantum dot (centre) and PL intensity (bottom).


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Burkard, G. Noisy neighbours under control. Nature Mater 10, 811–813 (2011).

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