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Diamond Materials for Quantum Application

23. September 2014: The DFG research group FOR 1493 “Diamond Materials and Quantum Applications” goes into its second funding period. FOR1493 is a national research consortium funded by the Deutsche Forsch-ungsgemeinschaft.

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Complex quantum physics experiments require sophisticated electronics

When specialized devices are not commercially available, they have to be developed in house - ...

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Single-spin stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy

Mastering nanoscopic quantum systems promises applications in quantum information processing (QIP) and nanoscale metrology. However, ...

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Diamond Materials for Quantum Application

The DFG research group FOR 1493 “Diamond Materials and Quantum Applications” goes into its second ...

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Applied physics: Hybrid sensors ring the changes

*Jörg Wrachtrup & Amit Finkler* *Nature 512, 380–381 (28 August 2014) doi:10.1038/512380a* ...

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Amit Finkler is new Humboldt Fellow at the institute.

Dr. Amit Finkler obtained his bachelor degrees in Electrical Engineering and Physics at Tel Aviv ...

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Quanten statt Karat

*Dieselben Eigenschaften, die Diamanten zu spektakulären Edelsteinen machen, begründen auch ihre hervorragenden Einsatzmöglichkeiten in der ...

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J. Wrachtrup and R. Schoelkopf receive the Max Planck Research Award

*The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft and the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation honour pioneering work in the field of ...

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Addressing Single Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Diamond...

... with Transparent in-Plane Gate Structures ...

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Coherent properties of single rare-earth spin qubits

Rare-earth-doped crystals are excellent hardware for quantum storage of photons. Additional functionality of these materials ...

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Molecular photons interfaced with alkali atoms

Future quantum communication will rely on the integration of single-photon sources, quantum memories and systems ...

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Nanoscale Detection of a Single Fundamental Charge

*Nanoscale Detection of a Single Fundamental Charge in Ambient Conditions Using the NV- Center in ...

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Preferential orientation of NVs in diamond

Perfect alignment and preferential orientation of nitrogen vacancy centers during CVD growth of diamond on ...

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Quantum error correction

Quantum error correction in a small spin-based quantum computer in diamond ...

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A gift from universe: Molecular-sized fluorescent nanodiamonds

Doping of carbon nanoparticles with impurity atoms is central to their application. However, doping has ...

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Visualizing the tree-rings of magnetic fields

Optimal-control spectroscopy on a scanning qubit reveals multiple contour lines of the magnetic field in ...

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Mapping Spin Coherence of a Single Rare-Earth Ion

*Mapping Spin Coherence of a Single Rare-Earth Ion in a Crystal onto a Single Photon ...

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Highly Sensitive Detection of Physiological Spins in a Microfluidic Device

Sensing and imaging paramagnetic species under physiological conditions is a key technology in chemical and ...

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Single Defect Center Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy

Single Defect Center Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy on Graphene ...

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A new diamond based thermometer measures temperatures on nm scale

The precise measurement of temperature is a vital characterization tool in material and life sciences. ...

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A new color center in diamond and its application:

*Initialization and readout of a single nuclear spin with a meta-stable electron spin ancilla* Electron spins ...

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Photo-induced ionization dynamics of the NV defect in diamond

*Photo-induced ionization dynamics of the nitrogen vacancy defect in diamond investigated by single-shot charge state ...

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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy on a (5-nm)³ Sample Volume

Science 339, 561 (2013) ...

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Experimental Realization of Optimal Quantum Measurements

Due to imperfections, real measurements on quantum systems are seldom ideal projective measurements. Moreover, it ...

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Bath Spins as a resource for quantum registers

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Single rare earth ions as photonic building blocks

Looking at individual fundamental building blocks of nature, like atoms and molecules, is always intriguing ...

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Philipp Neumann was awarded PhD prize of the university

The University of Stuttgart annually awards a prize to the three best PhD thesis of ...

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Quantum decoherence is the strong-coupling limit of classical noise

Quantum effects have fascinated physicists for over 100 years, but their study is experimentally challenging ...

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Electrically driven single-photon source at room temperature in diamond

Single-photon sources that provide non-classical light states on demand have a broad range of applications ...

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Electrically driven photon antibunching from a single molecule

Single-photon emitters have been considered for applications in quantum information processing, quantum cryptography and metrology. ...

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High-dynamic-range magnetometry with a single nuclear spin in diamond

One main application of the nitrogen-vacancy defect in diamond is a sensor which can detect ...

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Nanometer scale optical sensing of current densities in OLEDs

In the light of increased commercial and scientific applicability of organic electronic circuitry and in ...

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Professor Carlos Meriles is a Humboldt Fellow at the institute

Prof. Carlos Meriles is visiting the institute as a Humboldt fellow for the upcomming year. ...

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Temporal Bell inequality measured

Among the most puzzling aspects of quantum physics is the measurement process being most drastically ...

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Fluorescence nanodiamonds inside living cells

*Quantum measurements and orientation tracking of fluorescence nanodiamonds inside living cells* - Nature Nanotechnology Vol. ...

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An Atomic Electrical Field Sensor

*Electrical fields play a pivotal role in numerous cases in both nature and technical areas: ...

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ERC Advanced Investigator Grant SQUTEC „Spin Quantum Technologies“

Quantum Technology with Electron Spins, Prof. Jörg Wrachtrup ...

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Coherent Raman Scattering Microscopy (microCARS2010)

466th WE-Heraeus-Seminar ...

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Reading out spin states of single nuclei

Being able to read out the state of a quantum mechanical object without subsequent destruction ...

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Rubrene single crystals: Pyramids shed light on excitons

In organic single crystals - in contrast to inorganic systems - the crystal lattice is ...

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Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy

Die optische Detektion fluoreszenzmarkierter Proteine ermöglicht die Erforschung verschiedenster Prozesse in lebenden Zellen. Eine entscheidende ...

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