Quantum defects by design

  title={Quantum defects by design},
  author={Lee C. Bassett and Audrius Alkauskas and Annemarie L. Exarhos and Kai-Mei C. Fu},
  pages={1867 - 1888}
Abstract Optically active point defects in wide-bandgap crystals are leading building blocks for quantum information technologies including quantum processors, repeaters, simulators, and sensors. Although defects and impurities are ubiquitous in all materials, select defect configurations in certain materials harbor coherent electronic and nuclear quantum states that can be optically and electronically addressed in solid-state devices, in some cases even at room temperature. Historically, the… 

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