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Title: Analog Quantum Simulation of the Dynamics of Open Quantum Systems with Quantum Dots and Microelectronic Circuits
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1941673 2102386 2003287
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Journal Name:
PRX Quantum
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Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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