# Majorana bound state in a coupled quantum-dot hybrid-nanowire system

@article{Deng2016MajoranaBS, title={Majorana bound state in a coupled quantum-dot hybrid-nanowire system}, author={Mingtang Deng and S. Vaitiekėnas and Esben Bork Hansen and Jeroen Danon and Martin Leijnse and Karsten Flensberg and Jesper Nyg{\aa}rd and Peter Krogstrup and Charles M. Marcus}, journal={Science}, year={2016}, volume={354}, pages={1557 - 1562} }

Watching Majorana bound states form Majorana bound states (MBSs) are peculiar quasiparticles that may one day become the cornerstone of topological quantum computing. To engineer these states, physicists have used semiconductor nanowires in contact with a superconductor. Although many of the observed properties align with theoretical predictions, a closer look into the creation of MBSs is desirable. Deng et al. fabricated nanowires with a quantum dot at one end that served as a spectrometer for… Expand

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