Electrical control of spin coherence in semiconductor nanostructures

  title={Electrical control of spin coherence in semiconductor nanostructures},
  author={G. Salis and Yukihiro Kariya Kato and Klaus Ensslin and D. C. Driscoll and Arthur C. Gossard and David D. Awschalom},
The processing of quantum information based on the electron spin degree of freedom requires fast and coherent manipulation of local spins. One approach is to provide spatially selective tuning of the spin splitting—which depends on the g-factor—by using magnetic fields, but this requires their precise control at reduced length scales. Alternative proposals employ electrical gating and spin engineering in semiconductor heterostructures involving materials with different g-factors. Here we show… Expand
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