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Title: Coherent control of a single nitrogen-vacancy center spin in optically levitated nanodiamond

Abstract

Here, we report the first observation, to the best of our knowledge, of electron spin transients in single negatively charged nitrogen-vacancy (NV-) centers, contained within optically trapped nanodiamonds, in both atmospheric pressure and low vacuum. It is shown that, after an initial exposure to low vacuum, the trapped nanodiamonds remain at temperatures near room temperature even in low vacuum. Furthermore, the transverse coherence time of the NV- center spin, measured to be T2=101.4 ns, is robust over the range of trapping powers considered in this study.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [1];  [3]
  1. Univ. of Rochester, NY (United States). Inst. of Optics; Univ. of Rochester, NY (United States). Center for Coherence and Quantum Optics
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  3. Univ. of Rochester, NY (United States). Inst. of Optics; Univ. of Rochester, NY (United States). Center for Coherence and Quantum Optics; Univ. of Rochester, NY (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy; Univ. of Rochester, NY (United States). Materials Science Program
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Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR); USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1364550
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-17-20272
Journal ID: ISSN 0740-3224
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of the Optical Society of America. Part B, Optical Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 34; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 0740-3224
Publisher:
Optical Society of America (OSA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Pettit, Robert M., Neukirch, Levi Patrick, Zhang, Yi, and Vamivakas, A. Nick. Coherent control of a single nitrogen-vacancy center spin in optically levitated nanodiamond. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.34.000C31.
Pettit, Robert M., Neukirch, Levi Patrick, Zhang, Yi, & Vamivakas, A. Nick. Coherent control of a single nitrogen-vacancy center spin in optically levitated nanodiamond. United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.34.000C31
Pettit, Robert M., Neukirch, Levi Patrick, Zhang, Yi, and Vamivakas, A. Nick. Fri . "Coherent control of a single nitrogen-vacancy center spin in optically levitated nanodiamond". United States. https://doi.org/10.1364/JOSAB.34.000C31. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1364550.
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title = {Coherent control of a single nitrogen-vacancy center spin in optically levitated nanodiamond},
author = {Pettit, Robert M. and Neukirch, Levi Patrick and Zhang, Yi and Vamivakas, A. Nick},
abstractNote = {Here, we report the first observation, to the best of our knowledge, of electron spin transients in single negatively charged nitrogen-vacancy (NV-) centers, contained within optically trapped nanodiamonds, in both atmospheric pressure and low vacuum. It is shown that, after an initial exposure to low vacuum, the trapped nanodiamonds remain at temperatures near room temperature even in low vacuum. Furthermore, the transverse coherence time of the NV- center spin, measured to be T2=101.4 ns, is robust over the range of trapping powers considered in this study.},
doi = {10.1364/JOSAB.34.000C31},
journal = {Journal of the Optical Society of America. Part B, Optical Physics},
number = 6,
volume = 34,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {5}
}

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