Apparatus for Manipulating Quantum State of Electron Spin (image) University of Chicago Share Print E-Mail Caption Scientists at the University of Chicago and the University of California, Santa Barbara, used this optical apparatus to direct ultrafast pulses of light to manipulate the quantum state of a single electron spin in diamond. Credit Courtesy of Christopher Yale and Joseph Heremans/University of Chicago Usage Restrictions News organizations may use this image in connection with reports about the research of David Awschalom and his collaborators. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.