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Diamond quantum nanophotonics and optomechanics

Chia, Cleaven and Machielse, Bartholomeus and Pingault, Benjamin and Chalupnik, Michelle and Joe, Graham and Cornell, Eliza and Ding, Sophie Weiyi and Bogdanović, Stefan and Kuruma, Kazuhiro and Piracha, Afaq Habib and Maity, Smarak and Babinec, Thomas M. and Meesala, Srujan and Lončar, Marko (2020) Diamond quantum nanophotonics and optomechanics. In: Diamond for Quantum Applications. Semiconductors and Semimetals. Vol.Part 2. No.104. Academic Press , Cambridge, MA, pp. 219-251. ISBN 978-0-323-85024-7.

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Diamond is a promising material for the realization of quantum information technology as it hosts optically active color centers with long lived spin coherence and has material properties that allow for efficient use of photons and phonons as quantum information carriers. For many years, implementation of devices leveraging these properties was hampered by the lack of techniques for heteroepitaxial growth of pure diamond films, which prevented straightforward application of traditional nanophotonic fabrication techniques. Recently, new fabrication procedures have emerged and enabled the fabrication of nanostructures for various applications ranging from improved photon and phonon manipulation to cavity QED. Of particular importance is the development of freestanding diamond devices which has led to the creation of diamond photonic crystal cavities coupled to color centers. Such structures have enabled benchmark experiments towards the implementation of long-range, optically-mediated quantum networks. Furthermore, these procedures can also be used to engineer nanomechanical devices for creating coherent interactions between color centers and phonons, potentially enabling the creation of complementary shorter range, mechanically-mediated networks. Finally, optomechanical devices mediating photon-phonon interactions promise to gain further control over these two degrees of freedom as well as to enable the interfacing of quantum systems at vastly differing energy scales. In this chapter we trace the progression of fabrication techniques, performance benchmarks, and applications for these devices and highlight promising directions for future research.

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Additional Information:© 2021 Elsevier Inc. Available online 9 October 2020, Version of Record 15 October 2020.
Subject Keywords:Diamond; Color centers; Nanophotonics; NEMS; Optomechanics; Quantum information; Phonons; Cavity QED; Nanofabrication; Photonic crystals
Series Name:Semiconductors and Semimetals
Issue or Number:104
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Official Citation:Cleaven Chia, Bartholomeus Machielse, Benjamin Pingault, Michelle Chalupnik, Graham Joe, Eliza Cornell, Sophie Weiyi Ding, Stefan Bogdanović, Kazuhiro Kuruma, Afaq Habib Piracha, Smarak Maity, Thomas M. Babinec, Srujan Meesala, Marko Lončar, Chapter Six - Diamond quantum nanophotonics and optomechanics, Editor(s): Christoph E. Nebel, Igor Aharonovich, Norikazu Mizuochi, Mutsuko Hatano, Semiconductors and Semimetals, Elsevier, Volume 104, 2021, Pages 219-251, ISSN 0080-8784, ISBN 9780323850247,
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
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