Spin-based quantum dot quantum computing in silicon

Mark A. Eriksson, Mark Friesen, Susan N. Coppersmith, Robert Joynt, Levente J. Klein, Keith Slinker, Charles Tahan, P. M. Mooney, J. O. Chu, S. J. Koester

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The spins of localized electrons in silicon are strong candidates for quantum information processing because of their extremely long coherence times and the integrability of Si within the present microelectronics infrastructure. This paper reviews a strategy for fabricating single electron spin qubits in gated quantum dots in Si/SiGe heterostructures. We discuss the pros and cons of using silicon, present recent advances, and outline challenges.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationExperimental Aspects of Quantum Computing
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)0387230459, 9780387230450
StatePublished - 2005


  • Quantum computation
  • quantum dot
  • quantum well
  • silicon
  • silicon-germanium
  • spin


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