Questions tagged [quantum-dots]

Quantum dots (QDs) are man-made nanoscale crystals that that can transport electrons. When UV light hits these semiconducting nanoparticles, they can emit light of various colors. These artificial nanostructures can possess many varied properties depending on their size, shape, composition, and structure.

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What does a gate electrode do in the context of a quantum dot?

I am trying to understand the creation of qubits through the use of quantum dots, but I have always had some trouble understanding the function of the gate electrode. I know it can control the ...
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What are some resources on qubits based on quantum dots?

I would like to learn a bit on the physics and details of manufacture of a qubits based on quantum dots. Can anyone recommend some papers?