Abstract

Substrates effect is observed on the suppression of the phonon sideband from nitrogen vacancy (NV) centers in 50nm diamond nanocrystals at cryogenic temperatures. As a quantitative parameter of the population of phonon sidebands, the Debye–Waller factor is estimated from fluorescence spectra on glass, silicon, and silica-on-silicon substrates. Fluorescence spectra of negatively charged NV centers in nanodiamonds on silica-on-silicon substrates have average and maximum Debye–Waller factors of 12.7% (which is about six times greater than that of samples on glass substrates) and 19.3%, respectively. This effect is expected to be very important for future applications of NV centers in quantum information science and nanosensing.

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2011 (4)

R. Okamoto, J. L. O’Brien, H. F. Hofmann, and S. Takeuchi, “Realization of a Knill-Laflamme-Milburn controlled-NOT photonic quantum circuit combining effective optical nonlinearities,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108(25), 10067–10071 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. Schröder, F. Gädeke, M. J. Banholzer, and O. Benson, “Ultrabright and efficient single-photon generation based on nitrogen-vacancy centres in nanodiamonds on a solid immersion lens,” New J. Phys. 13(5), 055017 (2011).
[CrossRef]

A. Faraon, P. E. Barclay, C. Santori, K.-M. C. Fu, and R. G. Beausoleil, “Resonant enhancement of the zero-phonon emission from a colour centre in a diamond cavity,” Nat. Photonics 5(5), 301–305 (2011).
[CrossRef]

M. Fujiwara, K. Toubaru, T. Noda, H.-Q. Zhao, and S. Takeuchi, “Highly efficient coupling of photons from nanoemitters into single-mode optical fibers,” Nano Lett. 11(10), 4362–4365 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2010 (5)

M. Barth, S. Schietinger, T. Schröder, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Controlled coupling of NV defect centers to plasmonic and photonic nanostructures,” J. Lumin. 10, 1016 (2010).

T. D. Ladd, F. Jelezko, R. Laflamme, Y. Nakamura, C. Monroe, and J. L. O’Brien, “Quantum computers,” Nature 464(7285), 45–53 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. Wolters, A. W. Schell, G. Kewes, N. Nüsse, M. Schoengen, H. Döscher, T. Hannappel, B. Löchel, M. Barth, and O. Benson, “Enhancement of the zero phonon line emission from a single nitrogen vacancy center in a nanodiamond via coupling to a photonic crystal cavity,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 97(14), 141108 (2010).
[CrossRef]

T. M. Babinec, B. J. M. Hausmann, M. Khan, Y. N. Zhang, J. R. Maze, P. R. Hemmer, and M. Loncar, “A diamond nanowire single-photon source,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 5(3), 195–199 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Englund, B. Shields, K. Rivoire, F. Hatami, J. Vučković, H. Park, and M. D. Lukin, “Deterministic coupling of a single nitrogen vacancy center to a photonic crystal cavity,” Nano Lett. 10(10), 3922–3926 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2009 (4)

R. Okamoto, J. L. O’Brien, H. F. Hofmann, T. Nagata, K. Sasaki, and S. Takeuchi, “An entanglement filter,” Science 323(5913), 483–485 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

A. Batalov, V. Jacques, F. Kaiser, P. Siyushev, P. Neumann, L. J. Rogers, R. L. McMurtrie, N. B. Manson, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low temperature studies of the excited-state structure of negatively charged nitrogen-vacancy color centers in diamond,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 102(19), 195506 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Schietinger, M. Barth, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Plasmon-enhanced single photon emission from a nanoassembled metal-diamond hybrid structure at room temperature,” Nano Lett. 9(4), 1694–1698 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Siyushev, V. Jacques, I. Aharonovich, F. Kaiser, T. Müller, L. Lombez, M. Atatüre, S. Castelletto, S. Prawer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low-temperature optical characterization of a near-infrared single-photon emitter in nanodiamonds,” New J. Phys. 11(11), 113029 (2009).
[CrossRef]

2008 (3)

C.-H. Su, A. D. Greentree, and L. C. L. Hollenberg, “Towards a picosecond transform-limited nitrogen-vacancy based single photon source,” Opt. Express 16(9), 6240–6250 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. R. Maze, P. L. Stanwix, J. S. Hodges, S. Hong, J. M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Jiang, M. V. G. Dutt, E. Togan, A. S. Zibrov, A. Yacoby, R. L. Walsworth, and M. D. Lukin, “Nanoscale magnetic sensing with an individual electronic spin in diamond,” Nature 455(7213), 644–647 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. M. Shen, T. M. Sweeney, and H. L. Wang, “Zero-phonon linewidth of single nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond nanocrystals,” Phys. Rev. B 77(3), 033201 (2008).
[CrossRef]

2007 (2)

T. Nagata, R. Okamoto, J. L. O’brien, K. Sasaki, and S. Takeuchi, “Beating the standard quantum limit with four-entangled photons,” Science 316(5825), 726–729 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. R. Rabeau, A. Stacey, A. Rabeau, S. Prawer, F. Jelezko, I. Mirza, and J. Wrachtrup, “Single nitrogen vacancy centers in chemical vapor deposited diamond nanocrystals,” Nano Lett. 7(11), 3433–3437 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2006 (6)

Ph. Tamarat, T. Gaebel, J. R. Rabeau, M. Khan, A. D. Greentree, H. Wilson, L. C. L. Hollenberg, S. Prawer, P. Hemmer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Stark shift control of single optical centers in diamond,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97(8), 083002 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

F. Jelezko and J. Wrachtrup, “Single defect centres in diamond: A review,” Phys. Status Solidi 203(13), 3207–3225 (2006) (a).
[CrossRef]

Y. S. Park, A. K. Cook, and H. L. Wang, “Cavity QED with diamond nanocrystals and silica microspheres,” Nano Lett. 6(9), 2075–2079 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent dynamics of coupled electron and nuclear spin qubits in diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent Dynamics of Coupled Electron and Nuclear Spin Qubits in Diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. S. Park, A. K. Cook, and H. L. Wang, “Cavity QED with diamond nanocrystals and silica microspheres,” Nano Lett. 6(9), 2075–2079 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2003 (2)

K. Kojima, H. F. Hofmann, S. Takeuchi, and K. Sasaki, “Nonlinear interaction of two photons with a one-dimensional atom: spatiotemporal quantum coherence in the emitted field,” Phys. Rev. A 68(1), 013803 (2003).
[CrossRef]

H. F. Hofmann, K. Kojima, S. Takeuchi, and K. Sasaki, “Entanglement and four-wave mixing effects in the dissipation-free nonlinear interaction of two photons at a single atom,” Phys. Rev. A 68(4), 043813 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2001 (1)

E. Knill, R. Laflamme, and G. J. Milburn, “A scheme for efficient quantum computation with linear optics,” Nature 409(6816), 46–52 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

2000 (1)

C. Kurtsiefer, B. Mayer, S. Zarda, and H. Weinfurter, “Stable solid-state source of single photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85(2), 290–293 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1976 (1)

M. N. Sapozhnikov, “Zero-phonon transitions in the optical spectra of impurity molecular crystals,” Phys. Status Solidi 75(1), 11–51 (1976) (b).
[CrossRef]

1962 (1)

R. H. Silsbee, “Thermal broadening of the Mössbauer line and of narrow-line electronic spectra in solids,” Phys. Rev. 128(4), 1726–1733 (1962).
[CrossRef]

Aharonovich, I.

P. Siyushev, V. Jacques, I. Aharonovich, F. Kaiser, T. Müller, L. Lombez, M. Atatüre, S. Castelletto, S. Prawer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low-temperature optical characterization of a near-infrared single-photon emitter in nanodiamonds,” New J. Phys. 11(11), 113029 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Aichele, T.

M. Barth, S. Schietinger, T. Schröder, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Controlled coupling of NV defect centers to plasmonic and photonic nanostructures,” J. Lumin. 10, 1016 (2010).

S. Schietinger, M. Barth, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Plasmon-enhanced single photon emission from a nanoassembled metal-diamond hybrid structure at room temperature,” Nano Lett. 9(4), 1694–1698 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Atatüre, M.

P. Siyushev, V. Jacques, I. Aharonovich, F. Kaiser, T. Müller, L. Lombez, M. Atatüre, S. Castelletto, S. Prawer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low-temperature optical characterization of a near-infrared single-photon emitter in nanodiamonds,” New J. Phys. 11(11), 113029 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Babinec, T. M.

T. M. Babinec, B. J. M. Hausmann, M. Khan, Y. N. Zhang, J. R. Maze, P. R. Hemmer, and M. Loncar, “A diamond nanowire single-photon source,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 5(3), 195–199 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Banholzer, M. J.

T. Schröder, F. Gädeke, M. J. Banholzer, and O. Benson, “Ultrabright and efficient single-photon generation based on nitrogen-vacancy centres in nanodiamonds on a solid immersion lens,” New J. Phys. 13(5), 055017 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Barclay, P. E.

A. Faraon, P. E. Barclay, C. Santori, K.-M. C. Fu, and R. G. Beausoleil, “Resonant enhancement of the zero-phonon emission from a colour centre in a diamond cavity,” Nat. Photonics 5(5), 301–305 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Barth, M.

J. Wolters, A. W. Schell, G. Kewes, N. Nüsse, M. Schoengen, H. Döscher, T. Hannappel, B. Löchel, M. Barth, and O. Benson, “Enhancement of the zero phonon line emission from a single nitrogen vacancy center in a nanodiamond via coupling to a photonic crystal cavity,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 97(14), 141108 (2010).
[CrossRef]

M. Barth, S. Schietinger, T. Schröder, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Controlled coupling of NV defect centers to plasmonic and photonic nanostructures,” J. Lumin. 10, 1016 (2010).

S. Schietinger, M. Barth, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Plasmon-enhanced single photon emission from a nanoassembled metal-diamond hybrid structure at room temperature,” Nano Lett. 9(4), 1694–1698 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Batalov, A.

A. Batalov, V. Jacques, F. Kaiser, P. Siyushev, P. Neumann, L. J. Rogers, R. L. McMurtrie, N. B. Manson, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low temperature studies of the excited-state structure of negatively charged nitrogen-vacancy color centers in diamond,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 102(19), 195506 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Beausoleil, R. G.

A. Faraon, P. E. Barclay, C. Santori, K.-M. C. Fu, and R. G. Beausoleil, “Resonant enhancement of the zero-phonon emission from a colour centre in a diamond cavity,” Nat. Photonics 5(5), 301–305 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Benson, O.

T. Schröder, F. Gädeke, M. J. Banholzer, and O. Benson, “Ultrabright and efficient single-photon generation based on nitrogen-vacancy centres in nanodiamonds on a solid immersion lens,” New J. Phys. 13(5), 055017 (2011).
[CrossRef]

M. Barth, S. Schietinger, T. Schröder, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Controlled coupling of NV defect centers to plasmonic and photonic nanostructures,” J. Lumin. 10, 1016 (2010).

J. Wolters, A. W. Schell, G. Kewes, N. Nüsse, M. Schoengen, H. Döscher, T. Hannappel, B. Löchel, M. Barth, and O. Benson, “Enhancement of the zero phonon line emission from a single nitrogen vacancy center in a nanodiamond via coupling to a photonic crystal cavity,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 97(14), 141108 (2010).
[CrossRef]

S. Schietinger, M. Barth, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Plasmon-enhanced single photon emission from a nanoassembled metal-diamond hybrid structure at room temperature,” Nano Lett. 9(4), 1694–1698 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cappellaro, P.

J. R. Maze, P. L. Stanwix, J. S. Hodges, S. Hong, J. M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Jiang, M. V. G. Dutt, E. Togan, A. S. Zibrov, A. Yacoby, R. L. Walsworth, and M. D. Lukin, “Nanoscale magnetic sensing with an individual electronic spin in diamond,” Nature 455(7213), 644–647 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Castelletto, S.

P. Siyushev, V. Jacques, I. Aharonovich, F. Kaiser, T. Müller, L. Lombez, M. Atatüre, S. Castelletto, S. Prawer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low-temperature optical characterization of a near-infrared single-photon emitter in nanodiamonds,” New J. Phys. 11(11), 113029 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Childress, L.

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent dynamics of coupled electron and nuclear spin qubits in diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent Dynamics of Coupled Electron and Nuclear Spin Qubits in Diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Cook, A. K.

Y. S. Park, A. K. Cook, and H. L. Wang, “Cavity QED with diamond nanocrystals and silica microspheres,” Nano Lett. 6(9), 2075–2079 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. S. Park, A. K. Cook, and H. L. Wang, “Cavity QED with diamond nanocrystals and silica microspheres,” Nano Lett. 6(9), 2075–2079 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Döscher, H.

J. Wolters, A. W. Schell, G. Kewes, N. Nüsse, M. Schoengen, H. Döscher, T. Hannappel, B. Löchel, M. Barth, and O. Benson, “Enhancement of the zero phonon line emission from a single nitrogen vacancy center in a nanodiamond via coupling to a photonic crystal cavity,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 97(14), 141108 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Dutt, M. V. G.

J. R. Maze, P. L. Stanwix, J. S. Hodges, S. Hong, J. M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Jiang, M. V. G. Dutt, E. Togan, A. S. Zibrov, A. Yacoby, R. L. Walsworth, and M. D. Lukin, “Nanoscale magnetic sensing with an individual electronic spin in diamond,” Nature 455(7213), 644–647 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Englund, D.

D. Englund, B. Shields, K. Rivoire, F. Hatami, J. Vučković, H. Park, and M. D. Lukin, “Deterministic coupling of a single nitrogen vacancy center to a photonic crystal cavity,” Nano Lett. 10(10), 3922–3926 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Faraon, A.

A. Faraon, P. E. Barclay, C. Santori, K.-M. C. Fu, and R. G. Beausoleil, “Resonant enhancement of the zero-phonon emission from a colour centre in a diamond cavity,” Nat. Photonics 5(5), 301–305 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Fu, K.-M. C.

A. Faraon, P. E. Barclay, C. Santori, K.-M. C. Fu, and R. G. Beausoleil, “Resonant enhancement of the zero-phonon emission from a colour centre in a diamond cavity,” Nat. Photonics 5(5), 301–305 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Fujiwara, M.

M. Fujiwara, K. Toubaru, T. Noda, H.-Q. Zhao, and S. Takeuchi, “Highly efficient coupling of photons from nanoemitters into single-mode optical fibers,” Nano Lett. 11(10), 4362–4365 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Gädeke, F.

T. Schröder, F. Gädeke, M. J. Banholzer, and O. Benson, “Ultrabright and efficient single-photon generation based on nitrogen-vacancy centres in nanodiamonds on a solid immersion lens,” New J. Phys. 13(5), 055017 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Gaebel, T.

Ph. Tamarat, T. Gaebel, J. R. Rabeau, M. Khan, A. D. Greentree, H. Wilson, L. C. L. Hollenberg, S. Prawer, P. Hemmer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Stark shift control of single optical centers in diamond,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97(8), 083002 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Greentree, A. D.

C.-H. Su, A. D. Greentree, and L. C. L. Hollenberg, “Towards a picosecond transform-limited nitrogen-vacancy based single photon source,” Opt. Express 16(9), 6240–6250 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

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T. Nagata, R. Okamoto, J. L. O’brien, K. Sasaki, and S. Takeuchi, “Beating the standard quantum limit with four-entangled photons,” Science 316(5825), 726–729 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. F. Hofmann, K. Kojima, S. Takeuchi, and K. Sasaki, “Entanglement and four-wave mixing effects in the dissipation-free nonlinear interaction of two photons at a single atom,” Phys. Rev. A 68(4), 043813 (2003).
[CrossRef]

K. Kojima, H. F. Hofmann, S. Takeuchi, and K. Sasaki, “Nonlinear interaction of two photons with a one-dimensional atom: spatiotemporal quantum coherence in the emitted field,” Phys. Rev. A 68(1), 013803 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Schell, A. W.

J. Wolters, A. W. Schell, G. Kewes, N. Nüsse, M. Schoengen, H. Döscher, T. Hannappel, B. Löchel, M. Barth, and O. Benson, “Enhancement of the zero phonon line emission from a single nitrogen vacancy center in a nanodiamond via coupling to a photonic crystal cavity,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 97(14), 141108 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Schietinger, S.

M. Barth, S. Schietinger, T. Schröder, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Controlled coupling of NV defect centers to plasmonic and photonic nanostructures,” J. Lumin. 10, 1016 (2010).

S. Schietinger, M. Barth, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Plasmon-enhanced single photon emission from a nanoassembled metal-diamond hybrid structure at room temperature,” Nano Lett. 9(4), 1694–1698 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Schoengen, M.

J. Wolters, A. W. Schell, G. Kewes, N. Nüsse, M. Schoengen, H. Döscher, T. Hannappel, B. Löchel, M. Barth, and O. Benson, “Enhancement of the zero phonon line emission from a single nitrogen vacancy center in a nanodiamond via coupling to a photonic crystal cavity,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 97(14), 141108 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Schröder, T.

T. Schröder, F. Gädeke, M. J. Banholzer, and O. Benson, “Ultrabright and efficient single-photon generation based on nitrogen-vacancy centres in nanodiamonds on a solid immersion lens,” New J. Phys. 13(5), 055017 (2011).
[CrossRef]

M. Barth, S. Schietinger, T. Schröder, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Controlled coupling of NV defect centers to plasmonic and photonic nanostructures,” J. Lumin. 10, 1016 (2010).

Shen, Y. M.

Y. M. Shen, T. M. Sweeney, and H. L. Wang, “Zero-phonon linewidth of single nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond nanocrystals,” Phys. Rev. B 77(3), 033201 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Shields, B.

D. Englund, B. Shields, K. Rivoire, F. Hatami, J. Vučković, H. Park, and M. D. Lukin, “Deterministic coupling of a single nitrogen vacancy center to a photonic crystal cavity,” Nano Lett. 10(10), 3922–3926 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Silsbee, R. H.

R. H. Silsbee, “Thermal broadening of the Mössbauer line and of narrow-line electronic spectra in solids,” Phys. Rev. 128(4), 1726–1733 (1962).
[CrossRef]

Siyushev, P.

A. Batalov, V. Jacques, F. Kaiser, P. Siyushev, P. Neumann, L. J. Rogers, R. L. McMurtrie, N. B. Manson, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low temperature studies of the excited-state structure of negatively charged nitrogen-vacancy color centers in diamond,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 102(19), 195506 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Siyushev, V. Jacques, I. Aharonovich, F. Kaiser, T. Müller, L. Lombez, M. Atatüre, S. Castelletto, S. Prawer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low-temperature optical characterization of a near-infrared single-photon emitter in nanodiamonds,” New J. Phys. 11(11), 113029 (2009).
[CrossRef]

Stacey, A.

J. R. Rabeau, A. Stacey, A. Rabeau, S. Prawer, F. Jelezko, I. Mirza, and J. Wrachtrup, “Single nitrogen vacancy centers in chemical vapor deposited diamond nanocrystals,” Nano Lett. 7(11), 3433–3437 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Stanwix, P. L.

J. R. Maze, P. L. Stanwix, J. S. Hodges, S. Hong, J. M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Jiang, M. V. G. Dutt, E. Togan, A. S. Zibrov, A. Yacoby, R. L. Walsworth, and M. D. Lukin, “Nanoscale magnetic sensing with an individual electronic spin in diamond,” Nature 455(7213), 644–647 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Su, C.-H.

Sweeney, T. M.

Y. M. Shen, T. M. Sweeney, and H. L. Wang, “Zero-phonon linewidth of single nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond nanocrystals,” Phys. Rev. B 77(3), 033201 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Takeuchi, S.

R. Okamoto, J. L. O’Brien, H. F. Hofmann, and S. Takeuchi, “Realization of a Knill-Laflamme-Milburn controlled-NOT photonic quantum circuit combining effective optical nonlinearities,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108(25), 10067–10071 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Fujiwara, K. Toubaru, T. Noda, H.-Q. Zhao, and S. Takeuchi, “Highly efficient coupling of photons from nanoemitters into single-mode optical fibers,” Nano Lett. 11(10), 4362–4365 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. Okamoto, J. L. O’Brien, H. F. Hofmann, T. Nagata, K. Sasaki, and S. Takeuchi, “An entanglement filter,” Science 323(5913), 483–485 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

T. Nagata, R. Okamoto, J. L. O’brien, K. Sasaki, and S. Takeuchi, “Beating the standard quantum limit with four-entangled photons,” Science 316(5825), 726–729 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

H. F. Hofmann, K. Kojima, S. Takeuchi, and K. Sasaki, “Entanglement and four-wave mixing effects in the dissipation-free nonlinear interaction of two photons at a single atom,” Phys. Rev. A 68(4), 043813 (2003).
[CrossRef]

K. Kojima, H. F. Hofmann, S. Takeuchi, and K. Sasaki, “Nonlinear interaction of two photons with a one-dimensional atom: spatiotemporal quantum coherence in the emitted field,” Phys. Rev. A 68(1), 013803 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Tamarat, Ph.

Ph. Tamarat, T. Gaebel, J. R. Rabeau, M. Khan, A. D. Greentree, H. Wilson, L. C. L. Hollenberg, S. Prawer, P. Hemmer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Stark shift control of single optical centers in diamond,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97(8), 083002 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Taylor, J. M.

J. R. Maze, P. L. Stanwix, J. S. Hodges, S. Hong, J. M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Jiang, M. V. G. Dutt, E. Togan, A. S. Zibrov, A. Yacoby, R. L. Walsworth, and M. D. Lukin, “Nanoscale magnetic sensing with an individual electronic spin in diamond,” Nature 455(7213), 644–647 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent Dynamics of Coupled Electron and Nuclear Spin Qubits in Diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent dynamics of coupled electron and nuclear spin qubits in diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Togan, E.

J. R. Maze, P. L. Stanwix, J. S. Hodges, S. Hong, J. M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Jiang, M. V. G. Dutt, E. Togan, A. S. Zibrov, A. Yacoby, R. L. Walsworth, and M. D. Lukin, “Nanoscale magnetic sensing with an individual electronic spin in diamond,” Nature 455(7213), 644–647 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Toubaru, K.

M. Fujiwara, K. Toubaru, T. Noda, H.-Q. Zhao, and S. Takeuchi, “Highly efficient coupling of photons from nanoemitters into single-mode optical fibers,” Nano Lett. 11(10), 4362–4365 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Vuckovic, J.

D. Englund, B. Shields, K. Rivoire, F. Hatami, J. Vučković, H. Park, and M. D. Lukin, “Deterministic coupling of a single nitrogen vacancy center to a photonic crystal cavity,” Nano Lett. 10(10), 3922–3926 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Walsworth, R. L.

J. R. Maze, P. L. Stanwix, J. S. Hodges, S. Hong, J. M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Jiang, M. V. G. Dutt, E. Togan, A. S. Zibrov, A. Yacoby, R. L. Walsworth, and M. D. Lukin, “Nanoscale magnetic sensing with an individual electronic spin in diamond,” Nature 455(7213), 644–647 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wang, H. L.

Y. M. Shen, T. M. Sweeney, and H. L. Wang, “Zero-phonon linewidth of single nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond nanocrystals,” Phys. Rev. B 77(3), 033201 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Y. S. Park, A. K. Cook, and H. L. Wang, “Cavity QED with diamond nanocrystals and silica microspheres,” Nano Lett. 6(9), 2075–2079 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. S. Park, A. K. Cook, and H. L. Wang, “Cavity QED with diamond nanocrystals and silica microspheres,” Nano Lett. 6(9), 2075–2079 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Weinfurter, H.

C. Kurtsiefer, B. Mayer, S. Zarda, and H. Weinfurter, “Stable solid-state source of single photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85(2), 290–293 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wilson, H.

Ph. Tamarat, T. Gaebel, J. R. Rabeau, M. Khan, A. D. Greentree, H. Wilson, L. C. L. Hollenberg, S. Prawer, P. Hemmer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Stark shift control of single optical centers in diamond,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97(8), 083002 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Wolters, J.

J. Wolters, A. W. Schell, G. Kewes, N. Nüsse, M. Schoengen, H. Döscher, T. Hannappel, B. Löchel, M. Barth, and O. Benson, “Enhancement of the zero phonon line emission from a single nitrogen vacancy center in a nanodiamond via coupling to a photonic crystal cavity,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 97(14), 141108 (2010).
[CrossRef]

Wrachtrup, J.

A. Batalov, V. Jacques, F. Kaiser, P. Siyushev, P. Neumann, L. J. Rogers, R. L. McMurtrie, N. B. Manson, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low temperature studies of the excited-state structure of negatively charged nitrogen-vacancy color centers in diamond,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 102(19), 195506 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

P. Siyushev, V. Jacques, I. Aharonovich, F. Kaiser, T. Müller, L. Lombez, M. Atatüre, S. Castelletto, S. Prawer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low-temperature optical characterization of a near-infrared single-photon emitter in nanodiamonds,” New J. Phys. 11(11), 113029 (2009).
[CrossRef]

J. R. Rabeau, A. Stacey, A. Rabeau, S. Prawer, F. Jelezko, I. Mirza, and J. Wrachtrup, “Single nitrogen vacancy centers in chemical vapor deposited diamond nanocrystals,” Nano Lett. 7(11), 3433–3437 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

F. Jelezko and J. Wrachtrup, “Single defect centres in diamond: A review,” Phys. Status Solidi 203(13), 3207–3225 (2006) (a).
[CrossRef]

Ph. Tamarat, T. Gaebel, J. R. Rabeau, M. Khan, A. D. Greentree, H. Wilson, L. C. L. Hollenberg, S. Prawer, P. Hemmer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Stark shift control of single optical centers in diamond,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97(8), 083002 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent dynamics of coupled electron and nuclear spin qubits in diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent Dynamics of Coupled Electron and Nuclear Spin Qubits in Diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Yacoby, A.

J. R. Maze, P. L. Stanwix, J. S. Hodges, S. Hong, J. M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Jiang, M. V. G. Dutt, E. Togan, A. S. Zibrov, A. Yacoby, R. L. Walsworth, and M. D. Lukin, “Nanoscale magnetic sensing with an individual electronic spin in diamond,” Nature 455(7213), 644–647 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Zarda, S.

C. Kurtsiefer, B. Mayer, S. Zarda, and H. Weinfurter, “Stable solid-state source of single photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85(2), 290–293 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Zhang, Y. N.

T. M. Babinec, B. J. M. Hausmann, M. Khan, Y. N. Zhang, J. R. Maze, P. R. Hemmer, and M. Loncar, “A diamond nanowire single-photon source,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 5(3), 195–199 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Zhao, H.-Q.

M. Fujiwara, K. Toubaru, T. Noda, H.-Q. Zhao, and S. Takeuchi, “Highly efficient coupling of photons from nanoemitters into single-mode optical fibers,” Nano Lett. 11(10), 4362–4365 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Zibrov, A. S.

J. R. Maze, P. L. Stanwix, J. S. Hodges, S. Hong, J. M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Jiang, M. V. G. Dutt, E. Togan, A. S. Zibrov, A. Yacoby, R. L. Walsworth, and M. D. Lukin, “Nanoscale magnetic sensing with an individual electronic spin in diamond,” Nature 455(7213), 644–647 (2008).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent Dynamics of Coupled Electron and Nuclear Spin Qubits in Diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent dynamics of coupled electron and nuclear spin qubits in diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (1)

J. Wolters, A. W. Schell, G. Kewes, N. Nüsse, M. Schoengen, H. Döscher, T. Hannappel, B. Löchel, M. Barth, and O. Benson, “Enhancement of the zero phonon line emission from a single nitrogen vacancy center in a nanodiamond via coupling to a photonic crystal cavity,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 97(14), 141108 (2010).
[CrossRef]

J. Lumin. (1)

M. Barth, S. Schietinger, T. Schröder, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Controlled coupling of NV defect centers to plasmonic and photonic nanostructures,” J. Lumin. 10, 1016 (2010).

Nano Lett. (6)

Y. S. Park, A. K. Cook, and H. L. Wang, “Cavity QED with diamond nanocrystals and silica microspheres,” Nano Lett. 6(9), 2075–2079 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

M. Fujiwara, K. Toubaru, T. Noda, H.-Q. Zhao, and S. Takeuchi, “Highly efficient coupling of photons from nanoemitters into single-mode optical fibers,” Nano Lett. 11(10), 4362–4365 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

S. Schietinger, M. Barth, T. Aichele, and O. Benson, “Plasmon-enhanced single photon emission from a nanoassembled metal-diamond hybrid structure at room temperature,” Nano Lett. 9(4), 1694–1698 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

D. Englund, B. Shields, K. Rivoire, F. Hatami, J. Vučković, H. Park, and M. D. Lukin, “Deterministic coupling of a single nitrogen vacancy center to a photonic crystal cavity,” Nano Lett. 10(10), 3922–3926 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. R. Rabeau, A. Stacey, A. Rabeau, S. Prawer, F. Jelezko, I. Mirza, and J. Wrachtrup, “Single nitrogen vacancy centers in chemical vapor deposited diamond nanocrystals,” Nano Lett. 7(11), 3433–3437 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Y. S. Park, A. K. Cook, and H. L. Wang, “Cavity QED with diamond nanocrystals and silica microspheres,” Nano Lett. 6(9), 2075–2079 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Nat. Nanotechnol. (1)

T. M. Babinec, B. J. M. Hausmann, M. Khan, Y. N. Zhang, J. R. Maze, P. R. Hemmer, and M. Loncar, “A diamond nanowire single-photon source,” Nat. Nanotechnol. 5(3), 195–199 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Nat. Photonics (1)

A. Faraon, P. E. Barclay, C. Santori, K.-M. C. Fu, and R. G. Beausoleil, “Resonant enhancement of the zero-phonon emission from a colour centre in a diamond cavity,” Nat. Photonics 5(5), 301–305 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Nature (3)

E. Knill, R. Laflamme, and G. J. Milburn, “A scheme for efficient quantum computation with linear optics,” Nature 409(6816), 46–52 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

J. R. Maze, P. L. Stanwix, J. S. Hodges, S. Hong, J. M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Jiang, M. V. G. Dutt, E. Togan, A. S. Zibrov, A. Yacoby, R. L. Walsworth, and M. D. Lukin, “Nanoscale magnetic sensing with an individual electronic spin in diamond,” Nature 455(7213), 644–647 (2008).
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T. D. Ladd, F. Jelezko, R. Laflamme, Y. Nakamura, C. Monroe, and J. L. O’Brien, “Quantum computers,” Nature 464(7285), 45–53 (2010).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

New J. Phys. (2)

P. Siyushev, V. Jacques, I. Aharonovich, F. Kaiser, T. Müller, L. Lombez, M. Atatüre, S. Castelletto, S. Prawer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low-temperature optical characterization of a near-infrared single-photon emitter in nanodiamonds,” New J. Phys. 11(11), 113029 (2009).
[CrossRef]

T. Schröder, F. Gädeke, M. J. Banholzer, and O. Benson, “Ultrabright and efficient single-photon generation based on nitrogen-vacancy centres in nanodiamonds on a solid immersion lens,” New J. Phys. 13(5), 055017 (2011).
[CrossRef]

Opt. Express (1)

Phys. Rev. (1)

R. H. Silsbee, “Thermal broadening of the Mössbauer line and of narrow-line electronic spectra in solids,” Phys. Rev. 128(4), 1726–1733 (1962).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. A (2)

K. Kojima, H. F. Hofmann, S. Takeuchi, and K. Sasaki, “Nonlinear interaction of two photons with a one-dimensional atom: spatiotemporal quantum coherence in the emitted field,” Phys. Rev. A 68(1), 013803 (2003).
[CrossRef]

H. F. Hofmann, K. Kojima, S. Takeuchi, and K. Sasaki, “Entanglement and four-wave mixing effects in the dissipation-free nonlinear interaction of two photons at a single atom,” Phys. Rev. A 68(4), 043813 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. B (1)

Y. M. Shen, T. M. Sweeney, and H. L. Wang, “Zero-phonon linewidth of single nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond nanocrystals,” Phys. Rev. B 77(3), 033201 (2008).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (3)

A. Batalov, V. Jacques, F. Kaiser, P. Siyushev, P. Neumann, L. J. Rogers, R. L. McMurtrie, N. B. Manson, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Low temperature studies of the excited-state structure of negatively charged nitrogen-vacancy color centers in diamond,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 102(19), 195506 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Ph. Tamarat, T. Gaebel, J. R. Rabeau, M. Khan, A. D. Greentree, H. Wilson, L. C. L. Hollenberg, S. Prawer, P. Hemmer, F. Jelezko, and J. Wrachtrup, “Stark shift control of single optical centers in diamond,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 97(8), 083002 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

C. Kurtsiefer, B. Mayer, S. Zarda, and H. Weinfurter, “Stable solid-state source of single photons,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 85(2), 290–293 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Phys. Status Solidi (2)

M. N. Sapozhnikov, “Zero-phonon transitions in the optical spectra of impurity molecular crystals,” Phys. Status Solidi 75(1), 11–51 (1976) (b).
[CrossRef]

F. Jelezko and J. Wrachtrup, “Single defect centres in diamond: A review,” Phys. Status Solidi 203(13), 3207–3225 (2006) (a).
[CrossRef]

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. (1)

R. Okamoto, J. L. O’Brien, H. F. Hofmann, and S. Takeuchi, “Realization of a Knill-Laflamme-Milburn controlled-NOT photonic quantum circuit combining effective optical nonlinearities,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 108(25), 10067–10071 (2011).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Science (4)

T. Nagata, R. Okamoto, J. L. O’brien, K. Sasaki, and S. Takeuchi, “Beating the standard quantum limit with four-entangled photons,” Science 316(5825), 726–729 (2007).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

R. Okamoto, J. L. O’Brien, H. F. Hofmann, T. Nagata, K. Sasaki, and S. Takeuchi, “An entanglement filter,” Science 323(5913), 483–485 (2009).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent Dynamics of Coupled Electron and Nuclear Spin Qubits in Diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, “Coherent dynamics of coupled electron and nuclear spin qubits in diamond,” Science 314(5797), 281–285 (2006).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Other (1)

H-Q, Zhao, M. Fujiwara, and S. Takeuchi, Research Institute of Electronic Science, Hokkaido University, 8–1 Mihogaoka, Ibaraki, Osaka, JAPAN, 567–0047, are preparing a manuscript to be called “Temperature dependence of fluorescence spectra of nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond nanocrystals deposited on different substrates.”

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Figures (6)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Stable home-made confocal microscope system with a cryostat installed on a fixed stage. The inserted SEM image shows a uniform distribution of average ~50 nm of diamonds on the substrate, the red-arrows indicating the nanodiamonds. (DM: dichroic mirror; BC: beam control; OBJ: objective lens; F: filter; PH: pinhole; HM: half mirror; HL: halogen-tungsten lamp; Spec: spectrometer; HBT: Hanbury-Brown and Twiss interferometer; CCD: Charge Coupled Device; SPC: Single Photon Counter).

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

(a) Laser confocal microscopy image of 50-nm diamond crystals. (b) NV center fluorescence photon antibunching function (measured from the nanodiamond indicated by the red circle in (a)). The red curve is a theoretical fit to the data for a three-level system. (c) Spectrum obtained from this multiple NV center in the same nanodiamond.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Spectra of NV centers in diamond nanocrystals measured at (a)–(c) RT and (d)–(f) 4 K on (a) and (d) glass, (b) and (e) Si, and (c) and (f) SiO2/Si substrates.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Method for calculating the Debye–Waller factor from NV center fluorescence spectra.

Fig. 5
Fig. 5

Statistical distribution of NV ZPL Debye–Waller factors for samples based on the three different substrates. The red, green, and blue bars represent the FD-W distributions of samples on glass, undoped Si, and SiO2/Si substrates, respectively.

Fig. 6
Fig. 6

NV Debye–Waller factors as a function of excitation power for samples on glass (black), undoped Si (red), and SiO2/Si (blue) substrates.

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F DW = dλ I ZPL dλ I ZPL + dλ I Phononsideband

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