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Transistor qubits heat up

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Hole spin qubits that operate at temperatures close to 4 K can be created in fin field-effect transistors similar to those used in advanced integrated circuits.

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Fig. 1: Silicon spin qubit platforms and their operating temperatures.

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Maurand, R., Jehl, X. Transistor qubits heat up. Nat Electron 5, 131–132 (2022).

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