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Title: A chemical path to quantum information

Abstract

The second quantum revolution is rapidly transforming fields like structural biology, cryptography, and condensed matter physics. The qubit is the core quantum unit, which has an infinite number of possible configurations through the superposition of its quantum states. This quantum property provides a unique approach for solving problems in computing, sensing, and metrology. Creating and manipulating qubits is a grand challenge, leading to a plethora of viable approaches. Spinbased molecular qubits are promising because they unify atomic scale spatial precision with structural customization for systems integration. Lombardi et al. exemplify this approach by constructing an electronic spin-based molecular qubit from a carefully engineered state in nanoscale graphene, providing an elegant example of atomic control over qubit design.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1596790
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0019356
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Science
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 366; Journal Issue: 6469; Journal ID: ISSN 0036-8075
Publisher:
AAAS
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

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von Kugelgen, Stephen, and Freedman, Danna E. A chemical path to quantum information. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1126/science.aaz4044.
von Kugelgen, Stephen, & Freedman, Danna E. A chemical path to quantum information. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaz4044
von Kugelgen, Stephen, and Freedman, Danna E. Fri . "A chemical path to quantum information". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aaz4044. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1596790.
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title = {A chemical path to quantum information},
author = {von Kugelgen, Stephen and Freedman, Danna E.},
abstractNote = {The second quantum revolution is rapidly transforming fields like structural biology, cryptography, and condensed matter physics. The qubit is the core quantum unit, which has an infinite number of possible configurations through the superposition of its quantum states. This quantum property provides a unique approach for solving problems in computing, sensing, and metrology. Creating and manipulating qubits is a grand challenge, leading to a plethora of viable approaches. Spinbased molecular qubits are promising because they unify atomic scale spatial precision with structural customization for systems integration. Lombardi et al. exemplify this approach by constructing an electronic spin-based molecular qubit from a carefully engineered state in nanoscale graphene, providing an elegant example of atomic control over qubit design.},
doi = {10.1126/science.aaz4044},
journal = {Science},
number = 6469,
volume = 366,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {11}
}

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