Spontaneous emission from nanodiamond NV color centers on structured surfaces

F. A. Inam*, T. Gaebel, C. Bradac, L. Stewart, M. J. Withford, J. M. Dawes, M. J. Steel, J. R. Rabeau

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We measure distributions of emission rates of single nitrogen vacancy color centers in nanodiamond crystals on distinct surfaces. Comparison to calculations shows emission is strongly influenced by dipole orientation relative to surface interfaces.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCLEO:2011 - Laser Applications to Photonic Applications
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherOSA Publishing
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529114, 9781557529107
ISBN (Print)9781457712234
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventCLEO: Laser Applications to Photonic Applications - 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 1 May 20116 May 2011


OtherCLEO: Laser Applications to Photonic Applications - 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD

Bibliographical note

This paper was published in 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics : Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011 and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=CLEO: S and I-2011-JThB23. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.


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