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TWO-DIMENSIONAL MATERIALS

Quantum sensors go flat

Some material defects have quantum degrees of freedom that are measurably disturbed by environmental changes, making them excellent sensors. A two-dimensional material with such defects could improve the versatility of quantum-sensing technologies.

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Fig. 1: Sensing with spin defects in 2D materials.

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Tetienne, JP. Quantum sensors go flat. Nat. Phys. (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-021-01338-5

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