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Predicting electron spin decoherence with a many-body first-principles approach

  title={Predicting electron spin decoherence with a many-body first-principles approach},
  author={Jinsoo Park and Jin-Jian Zhou and Marco Bernardi},
Developing a microscopic understanding of spin decoherence is essential to advancing quantum technologies. Electron spin decoherence due to atomic vibrations (phonons) plays a special role as it sets an intrinsic limit to the performance of spin-based quantum devices. Two main sources of phonon-induced spin decoherence – the Elliott-Yafet (EY) and Dyakonov-Perel (DP) mechanisms – have distinct physical origins and theoretical treatments. Here we show calculations that unify their modeling and… 

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