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Title: Fiber-Coupled Diamond Quantum Nanophotonic Interface

Abstract

Color centers in diamond provide a promising platform for quantum optics in the solid state, with coherent optical transitions and long-lived electron and nuclear spins. Building upon recent demonstrations of nanophotonic waveguides and optical cavities in single-crystal diamond, we now demonstrate on-chip diamond nanophotonics with a high-efficiency fiber-optical interface achieving > 90 % power coupling at visible wavelengths. Here, we use this approach to demonstrate a bright source of narrow-band single photons based on a silicon-vacancy color center embedded within a waveguide-coupled diamond photonic crystal cavity. Our fiber-coupled diamond quantum nanophotonic interface results in a high flux (approximately 38 kHz) of coherent single photons (near Fourier limited at < 1 - GHz bandwidth) into a single-mode fiber, enabling possibilities for realizing quantum networks that interface multiple emitters, both on chip and separated by long distances.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [3];  [3];  [1];  [3];  [4];  [3];  [5];  [5];  [3];  [1]
  1. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  2. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne (Switzerland)
  3. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Dept. of Physics
  4. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Dept. of Physics; Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), Moscow (Russian Federation). P. N. Lebedev Physical Inst. of the RAS, Moscow ; Russian Quantum Center, Skolkovo, Moscow (Russian Federation)
  5. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1478220
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1376927
Report Number(s):
SAND-2017-3342J
Journal ID: ISSN 2331-7019; PRAHB2; 652134
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review Applied
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 8; Journal Issue: 2; Journal ID: ISSN 2331-7019
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY

Citation Formats

Burek, Michael J., Meuwly, Charles, Evans, Ruffin E., Bhaskar, Mihir K., Sipahigil, Alp, Meesala, Srujan, Machielse, Bartholomeus, Sukachev, Denis D., Nguyen, Christian T., Pacheco, Jose L., Bielejec, Edward, Lukin, Mikhail D., and Lončar, Marko. Fiber-Coupled Diamond Quantum Nanophotonic Interface. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevApplied.8.024026.
Burek, Michael J., Meuwly, Charles, Evans, Ruffin E., Bhaskar, Mihir K., Sipahigil, Alp, Meesala, Srujan, Machielse, Bartholomeus, Sukachev, Denis D., Nguyen, Christian T., Pacheco, Jose L., Bielejec, Edward, Lukin, Mikhail D., & Lončar, Marko. Fiber-Coupled Diamond Quantum Nanophotonic Interface. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevApplied.8.024026.
Burek, Michael J., Meuwly, Charles, Evans, Ruffin E., Bhaskar, Mihir K., Sipahigil, Alp, Meesala, Srujan, Machielse, Bartholomeus, Sukachev, Denis D., Nguyen, Christian T., Pacheco, Jose L., Bielejec, Edward, Lukin, Mikhail D., and Lončar, Marko. Fri . "Fiber-Coupled Diamond Quantum Nanophotonic Interface". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevApplied.8.024026. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1478220.
@article{osti_1478220,
title = {Fiber-Coupled Diamond Quantum Nanophotonic Interface},
author = {Burek, Michael J. and Meuwly, Charles and Evans, Ruffin E. and Bhaskar, Mihir K. and Sipahigil, Alp and Meesala, Srujan and Machielse, Bartholomeus and Sukachev, Denis D. and Nguyen, Christian T. and Pacheco, Jose L. and Bielejec, Edward and Lukin, Mikhail D. and Lončar, Marko},
abstractNote = {Color centers in diamond provide a promising platform for quantum optics in the solid state, with coherent optical transitions and long-lived electron and nuclear spins. Building upon recent demonstrations of nanophotonic waveguides and optical cavities in single-crystal diamond, we now demonstrate on-chip diamond nanophotonics with a high-efficiency fiber-optical interface achieving > 90 % power coupling at visible wavelengths. Here, we use this approach to demonstrate a bright source of narrow-band single photons based on a silicon-vacancy color center embedded within a waveguide-coupled diamond photonic crystal cavity. Our fiber-coupled diamond quantum nanophotonic interface results in a high flux (approximately 38 kHz) of coherent single photons (near Fourier limited at < 1 - GHz bandwidth) into a single-mode fiber, enabling possibilities for realizing quantum networks that interface multiple emitters, both on chip and separated by long distances.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevApplied.8.024026},
journal = {Physical Review Applied},
number = 2,
volume = 8,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Aug 25 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Fri Aug 25 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
}

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