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Turn to the dark side

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Coherent population trapping in 'dark states', a well-known and much-used phenomenon in atomic physics, can also be observed in a superconducting qubit and a single nuclear spin in diamond.

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Figure 1: Two solid-state quantum systems in which CPT has now been realized.

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  • 12 January 2016

    In the News and Views 'Turn to the dark side' (Nature Physics 12, 21–22; 2016), Yuimaru Kubo's email address was incorrect and should have read yuimaru.kubo@oist.jp. This has now been corrected in the online versions after print 12 January 2016.

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