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Electrical control of quantum acoustics

The phase, frequency and amplitude of gigahertz acoustic waves can be electrically controlled in a lithium niobate waveguide at millikelvin temperatures.

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Fig. 1: Non-reciprocal phase modulation of SAWs.

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Frisk Kockum, A. Electrical control of quantum acoustics. Nat Electron 5, 325–326 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41928-022-00786-y

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