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June 25th, 2003

Seizing the moment: improving control of quantum dots

Abstract:
A light bulb isn't very useful without a reliable on/off switch. The same holds true for quantum dots. These ultra tiny electronic nanostructures someday may serve as the ones and zeros used by a superfast quantum computer, but first physicists need to refine their ability to turn quantum dots "on" and "off."

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