News tagged with impurity atoms

Researchers put a new spin on atomic musical chairs

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Naval Research Laboratory have developed a new way to introduce magnetic impurities in a semiconductor crystal by prodding it with a scanning tunneling ...

dateDec 02, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Controlling interactions between distant qubits

A big part of the burgeoning science of quantum computation is reliably storing and processing information in the form of quantum bits, or qubits. One of the obstacles to this goal is the difficulty of preserving the fragile ...

dateJul 23, 2015 in Quantum Physics
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