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Quantum information processing with diamond nitrogen-vacancy centers coupled to microcavities
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Paper Abstract

Scalable quantum information processing using nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centers in diamond will be difficult without the ability to couple the centers to optical microcavities and waveguides. Here we present our preliminary result of coupling a single NV center in a nanoparticle to a silica microdisk at cryogenic temperatures. The cavity-coupled NV photoluminescence is coupled out of the cavity through a tapered fiber. Although the current system is limited by the spectral properties of the NV center and the Q of the cavity, efficient particle-cavity and cavity-waveguide coupling should lead to the realization of a "one-dimensional atom" as needed for CQED, enable single-shot electron-spin readout, and increase the probability of success in entanglement schemes based on single-photon detection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 January 2008
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6903, Advanced Optical Concepts in Quantum Computing, Memory, and Communication, 69030M (29 January 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.772322
Show Author Affiliations
Kai-Mei C. Fu, Hewlett-Packard Labs. (United States)
Charles Santori, Hewlett-Packard Labs. (United States)
Sean Spillane, Hewlett-Packard Labs. (United States)
Raymond G. Beausoleil, Hewlett-Packard Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6903:
Advanced Optical Concepts in Quantum Computing, Memory, and Communication
Zameer U. Hasan; Alan E. Craig; Philip R. Hemmer, Editor(s)

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