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ELECTRIC FIELD SENSING

Diamond defects detect what lies beneath

Nitrogen–vacancy defects in diamond can be used to visualize electric fields in an operating semiconductor device.

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Fig. 1: Nitrogen–vacancy centres as electric field sensors in a diamond field-effect transistor.

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Reinhard, F. Diamond defects detect what lies beneath. Nat Electron 1, 494–495 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41928-018-0140-y

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