Contact: Steve Koppes
University of Chicago
Caption: These images show a diamond sample with a hemispherical lens (right and lower left), and the location of a single electron spin/quantum state visible through its light emission (upper left). The scale bar on the image at upper left measures five microns, the approximate diameter of a red blood cell.
Credit: Courtesy of Awschalom Lab/University of Chicago
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