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Journal of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 469043, 9 pages
The Advantages of Not Entangling Macroscopic Diamonds at Room Temperature
1Center for Optical Coherence Tomography and Modern Physics, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis Street, MRB-114, Boston, MA 02115, USA
2Center for Optical Coherence Tomography and Modern Physics, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, 25 Shattuck Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
3Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Room 36-360, 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
Received 6 August 2012; Revised 2 December 2012; Accepted 12 December 2012
Academic Editor: Alan Migdall
Copyright © 2012 Mark E. Brezinski. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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