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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/264348
Description: With in-built advantages (high quantum efficiency and room temperature photostability¹) for deployment in quantum technologies as a bright on-demand source of single photons, the nitrogen vacancy (NV) ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/172598
Description: Here we report the size reduction and effects on nitrogen-vacancy centres in nanodiamonds by air oxidation using a combined atomic force and confocal microscope. The average height reduction of indivi ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/169509
Description: We measure the lifetime distribution of NV centers inside diamond crystals of varying sizes and for nanodiamonds placed on distinct surfaces. Results show the emission is strongly influenced by crysta ... More
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Date: 2011
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/143219
Description: Colour centres in diamond are promising candidates as a platform for quantum technologies and biomedical imaging based on spins and/or photons. Controlling the emission properties of colour centres in ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/142820
Description: Diamond is host to a wide variety of colour centres that show attractive optical and spin properties. Fluorescent defects in nanodiamonds are candidates for single-photon sources in quantum cryptograp ... More
Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/132283
Description: Nitrogen-vacancy colour centres in diamond can undergo strong, spin-sensitive optical transitions under ambient conditions, which makes them attractive for applications in quantum optics, nanoscale ma ... More
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Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/130728
Description: We investigate emission of diamond nanocrystals containing nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centers within opal photonic crystals (PC). The PC exhibits a stopband that overlaps the NV photoluminescence spectrum. ... More
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Date: 2009
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/279811
Description: We present the first optical measurement of a single nitrogenvacancy (NV) center in a three-dimensional photonic crystal. The photonic crystal, fabricated by self-assembly of polystyrene microspheres, ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/276777
Description: The photoluminescence of a single nickel–nitrogen NE8 color center in a diamond nanocrystal is investigated at room temperature under pulsed excitation by scanning confocal optical microscopy. Photon ... More
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Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 020600 Quantum Physics
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/22465
Description: We report the realization of a solid-state triggered single-photon source with narrow emission in the near infrared at room temperature. It is based on the photoluminescence of a single nickel–nitroge ... More
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Date: 2007
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/279623
Description: Scanning Kelvin-probe microscopy is applied in ultra-high vacuum to characterise local changes in the work function of the hydrogen-terminated diamond surface following modification by thermal anneali ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/81011
Description: Fabrication of single nickel-nitrogen (NE8) defect centers in diamond by chemical vapor deposition is demonstrated. Under continuous-wave 745 nm laser excitation single defects were induced to emit si ... More
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