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The quantum world of diamonds

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Diamonds are dazzling physicists with their powerful quantum properties. A particular impurity — the nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centre — allows diamonds to be used for everything from geolocation to diagnosing disease. This animation takes a closer look at these NV centres, and the carefully crafted artificial diamonds that make them possible.

Read more at http://www.nature.com/collections/quantum-diamond-sensors-outline

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