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Title: Lead-related quantum emitters in diamond

Abstract

We report on quantum emission from Pb-related color centers in diamond following ion implantation and high-temperature vacuum annealing. First-principles calculations predict a negatively charged Pb-vacancy (PbV) center in a split-vacancy configuration, with a zero-phonon transition around 2.4 eV. Cryogenic photoluminescence measurements performed on emitters in nanofabricated pillars reveal several transitions, including a prominent doublet near 520 nm. The splitting of this doublet, 5.7 THz, exceeds that reported for other group-IV centers. These observations are consistent with the PbV center, which is expected to have a combination of narrow optical transitions and stable spin states, making it a promising system for quantum network nodes.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [5];  [3];  [1]
  1. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States). Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
  2. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  3. Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA (United States). John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  4. Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Troy, NY (United States). Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering
  5. State Univ. of New York Polytechnic Inst., Albany, NY (United States). College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory-National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22). Scientific User Facilities Division
OSTI Identifier:
1543444
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review B
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 99; Journal Issue: 7; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9950
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Trusheim, Matthew E., Wan, Noel H., Chen, Kevin C., Ciccarino, Christopher J., Flick, Johannes, Sundararaman, Ravishankar, Malladi, Girish, Bersin, Eric, Walsh, Michael, Lienhard, Benjamin, Bakhru, Hassaram, Narang, Prineha, and Englund, Dirk. Lead-related quantum emitters in diamond. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.99.075430.
Trusheim, Matthew E., Wan, Noel H., Chen, Kevin C., Ciccarino, Christopher J., Flick, Johannes, Sundararaman, Ravishankar, Malladi, Girish, Bersin, Eric, Walsh, Michael, Lienhard, Benjamin, Bakhru, Hassaram, Narang, Prineha, & Englund, Dirk. Lead-related quantum emitters in diamond. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.99.075430.
Trusheim, Matthew E., Wan, Noel H., Chen, Kevin C., Ciccarino, Christopher J., Flick, Johannes, Sundararaman, Ravishankar, Malladi, Girish, Bersin, Eric, Walsh, Michael, Lienhard, Benjamin, Bakhru, Hassaram, Narang, Prineha, and Englund, Dirk. Fri . "Lead-related quantum emitters in diamond". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevB.99.075430.
@article{osti_1543444,
title = {Lead-related quantum emitters in diamond},
author = {Trusheim, Matthew E. and Wan, Noel H. and Chen, Kevin C. and Ciccarino, Christopher J. and Flick, Johannes and Sundararaman, Ravishankar and Malladi, Girish and Bersin, Eric and Walsh, Michael and Lienhard, Benjamin and Bakhru, Hassaram and Narang, Prineha and Englund, Dirk},
abstractNote = {We report on quantum emission from Pb-related color centers in diamond following ion implantation and high-temperature vacuum annealing. First-principles calculations predict a negatively charged Pb-vacancy (PbV) center in a split-vacancy configuration, with a zero-phonon transition around 2.4 eV. Cryogenic photoluminescence measurements performed on emitters in nanofabricated pillars reveal several transitions, including a prominent doublet near 520 nm. The splitting of this doublet, 5.7 THz, exceeds that reported for other group-IV centers. These observations are consistent with the PbV center, which is expected to have a combination of narrow optical transitions and stable spin states, making it a promising system for quantum network nodes.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevB.99.075430},
journal = {Physical Review B},
issn = {2469-9950},
number = 7,
volume = 99,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {2}
}

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