TITLE

Engineering single photon emitters by ion implantation in diamond

AUTHOR(S)
Naydenov, B.; Kolesov, R.; Batalov, A.; Meijer, J.; Pezzagna, S.; Rogalla, D.; Jelezko, F.; Wrachtrup, J.
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;11/2/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 18, p181109
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Diamond provides unique technological platform for quantum technologies including quantum computing and communication. Controlled fabrication of optically active defects is a key element for such quantum toolkit. Here we report the production of single color centers emitting in the blue spectral region by high energy implantation of carbon ions. We demonstrate that single implanted defects show sub-poissonian statistics of the emitted photons and can be explored as single photon source in quantum cryptography. Strong zero phonon line at 470.5 nm allows unambiguous identification of this defect as interstitial-related TR12 color center.
ACCESSION #
45036550

 

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