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Spins charge ahead

Nature Photonics volume 7, pages 510511 (2013) | Download Citation

The spin of the nitrogen–vacancy centre in diamond is a powerful resource for quantum control. However, control over its charge state lags far behind. Appropriating electrical gating techniques used in quantum-dot devices could bridge this gap.

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  1. Abram L. Falk and David D. Awschalom are at the Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA

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