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Turn to the dark side

Nature Physics volume 12, pages 2122 (2016) | Download Citation

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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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  • 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 This has now been corrected in the online versions after print 12 January 2016.


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  1. Yuimaru Kubo is in the Quantum Dynamics Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University, Onna, Okinawa 904-0495, Japan

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