Spin qubit based on the nitrogen-vacancy center analog in a diamond-like compound C3BN

@article{Wang2020SpinQB,
  title={Spin qubit based on the nitrogen-vacancy center analog in a diamond-like compound C3BN},
  author={Duo Wang and Lei Liu and Houlong L. Zhuang},
  journal={Journal of Applied Physics},
  year={2020}
}
The Nitrogen-vacancy (NV) center in diamond plays important roles in emerging quantum technologies. Currently available methods to fabricate the NV center often involve complex processes such as N implantation. By contrast, in a diamond-like compound C3BN, creating a boron (B) vacancy immediately leads to an NV center analog. We use the strongly constrained and appropriately normed (SCAN) semilocal density functional - this functional leads to nearly the same zero-phonon line (ZPL) energy as… 

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