Quantum Information and Nanoscale Metrology Group

2016 Publications

62 - "Generation of a coherent electronic spin cluster in diamond"
Arxiv (2016);
Supplementary Document.

61 - "Atomically thin quantum light emitting diodes"
Arxiv (2016);
Supplementary Document.

2015 Publications

60 - "Intrinsic limit to electron spin coherence in InGaAs quantum dots featuring strain-induced nuclear dispersion"
Arxiv (2015);
Supplementary Document.

59 - "Quadrature squeezed photons from a two-level system"
Nature (2015);
Supplementary Document
Arxiv.org version
Press release
media coverage in La Scienze, La Repubblica, phys.org, La Repubblica, La Scienza, Reddit, R&D Magazine, Nanowerk, Photonics.com, Eurekalert!, DailyScience, Hurriyet, Cumhuriyet, Science World Report, IFLS Science and OSA Optics & Photonics News.

58 - "Direct Photonic Coupling of a Semiconductor Quantum Dot and a Trapped Ion"
Physical Review Letters, 114, 123001 (2015);
Physics Viewpoint by Nika Akopian.
media coverage in phys.org, Reddit, hngn.com, design&trend.com, themarketbusiness.com, DailyScience, Nanowerk, E&T Magazine and OSA Optics & Photonics News.

57 - "Dynamically Controlled Resonance Fluorescence Spectra from a Doubly Dressed Single InGaAs Quantum Dot"
Physical Review Letters, 114, 097402 (2015);

2014 Publications

56 - "All-optical formation of coherent dark states of silicon-vacancy centres in diamond"
Physical Review Letters, 113, 263601 (2014);
Supplementary Document
Physics Viewpoint by Guido Burkard
selected to the Physics: Highlights of 2014 list
media coverage in phys.org, wn.com, Reddit, twitter.

55 - "Dynamics of a mesoscopic nuclear spin ensemble interacting with an optically driven electron spin"
Physical Review B, 90, 195305 (2014);

54 - "Frequency stabilization of the zero-phonon line of a quantum dot via phonon-assisted active feedback"
Appl. Phys. Lett. 105, 172107 (2014);

53 - "Environment-assisted quantum control of a solid-state spin via coherent dark states"
Nature Physics, 10, 725 (2014);
Supplementary Document
Press release (Cambridge), Press release (JQI) and media coverage in Reddit, Phys.org, EurekAlert!, ScienceDaily, Nanotechnology News, Nanowerk, Photonics Online.

52 - "A gem of a quantum teleporter"
Science, 345, 510 (2014);

51 - "Full counting statistics of quantum dot resonance fluorescence"
Scientific Reports, 4, 4911 (2014);

50 - "High Photoluminescence Efficiency and Optically Pumped Lasing in Solution-Processed Mixed Halide Perovskite Semiconductors"
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 5, 1421 (2014);

49 - "Optical signatures of silicon-vacancy spins in diamond"
Nature Communications, 5, 3328 (2014);
Supplementary Document
Highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology
Press release and media coverage in Phys.org, New Electronics, Myscience.org, worldnews.com and Business Weekly.

48 - "Electronic structure of the silicon vacancy color center in diamond"
Physical Review Letters, 112, 036405 (2014);

47 - "Observing bulk diamond spin coherence in high-purity nanodiamonds "
Nature Materials, 13, 21 (2014);
Press release and media coverage in Phys.Org, ScienceDaily, Laboratory Talk, AZonano, Nanowerk, Softpedia, Bio-Medicine.Org, Medical News Today, etc.

2013 Publications

46 - "Phase-locked indistinguishable photons with synthesized waveforms from a solid-state source"
Nature Communications, 4, 1600 (2013);
Press release and media coverage in Laser Focus World, Phys.Org, Materials Today, Science News Online, Techworld, Physnews, IEEE Photonics, etc.

45 - "On-demand semiconductor single-photon source with near-unity indistinguishability"
Nature Nanotechnology, 8, 213 (2013);

2012 Publications

44 - "Phonon-induced dephasing of chromium colour centres in diamond"
Physical Review B, 86, 195210 (2012);
43 - "Subnatural linewidth single photons from a quantum dot"
Physical Review Letters, 108, 093602 (2012);
Highlighted in Nature Photonics

2011 Publications

42 - "Nanoscale optical electrometer"
Physical Review Letters, 107, 166802 (2011);
41 - "Spectral tunability of a plasmonic antenna with a dielectric nanocrystal"
Optics Express, 19, 18175 (2011);
40 - "Wide range electrical tunability of single photon emission from chromium-based colour centres in diamond"
New Journal of Physics, 13, 075001 (2011);
39 - "Coherent light scattering from a buried dipole in a high-aperture optical system"
New Journal of Physics, 13, 053056 (2011);

2010 Publications

38 - "Highly polarized self-assembled chains of single layer InP/(In,Ga)P quantum dots"
Applied Physics Letters, 97, 253113 (2010);
37 - "Observation of spin-dependent quantum jumps via quantum dot resonance fluorescence"
Nature, 467, 297 (2010);
News & Views by Mikhail D. Lukin and Jacob Taylor
36 - "Direct measurement of quantum dot spin dynamics using time-resolved resonance fluorescence"
Phys. Rev. B, 81, 035332 (2010);

2009 Publications

35 - "Photons and (artificial) atoms: an overview of optical spectroscopy techniques on quantum dots"
Contemporary Physics, 51, 17 (2009);
34 - "Low temperature optical characterization of near infrared single photon emitter in nanodiamonds"
New Journal of Physics, 11, 113029 (2009);
33 - "Confluence of resonant laser excitation and bidirectional quantum-dot nuclear-spin polarization"
Nature Physics 5, 758 (2009);
Published online on August 16, 2009. (doi:10.1038/nphys1363.)
News & Views by William A. Coish
The cover design by David Shand
32 - "Spin-resolved quantum-dot resonance fluorescence"
Nature Physics, 5, 198 (2009);
Published online on January 25, 2009. (doi:10.1038/nphys1182.)
News & Views by Charles Santori & Yoshihisa Yamamoto
31 - "Spectral and angular distribution of Rayleigh scattering from plasmon-coupled nanohole chains"
Applied Physics Letters, 94, 021112 (2009);

2008 Publications

30 - "Single-dot optical emission from ultralow density well-isolated InP quantum dots"
Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 143111 (2008);
29 - "Conditional dynamics of interacting quantum dots"
Science, 320, 772 (2008);
Highlighted in Nature Photonics
28 - "Strong electron-hole exchange in coherently coupled quantum dots"
Physical Review Letters, 100, 106401 (2008);
27 - "Optical investigations of quantum dot spin dynamics"
Physical Review B, 77, 075317 (2008);
26 - "Optical control of quantum dot-spin states"
Invited Chapter in Semiconductor Quantum Bits
Edited by O. Benson and F. Henneberger, World Scientific Publishing Co. (2008);

2007 Publications

25 - "Strong extinction of a far-field laser beam by a single quantum dot"
Nano Letters, 7, 2892 (2007);
Published online on August 11, 2007. (doi: 10.1021/nl0717255)
Highlighted in Nature Photonics
24 - "Coupling quantum dot spins to a photonic crystal nanocavity"
Journal of Applied Physics, 101, 081602 (2007);
23 - "Observation of Faraday rotation from a single confined spin"
Nature Physics, 3, 101 (2007);
Published online on January 28, 2007. (doi: 10.1038/nphys521.)
News & Views by Lieven M. K. Vandersypen
22 - "Quantum nature of a strongly-coupled single quantum dot-cavity system"
Nature, 445, 896 (2007);
Published online on January 28, 2007. (doi: 10.1038/nature05586.)

2006 Publications

21 - "Quantum-dot spin-state preparation with near-unity fidelity"
Science, 312, 551 (2006);
Published online in Science Express on April 6 (doi: 10.1126/science.1126074).

2005 Publications

20 - "Tuning photonic crystal nanocavity modes by wet chemical digital etching"
Applied Physics Letters, 87, 021108 (2005).
19 - "Deterministic coupling of single quantum dots to single nanocavity modes"
Science, 308, 1158 (2005).
Perspective by T. F. Krauss
18 - "Spin-selective optical absorption of singly charged excitons in a quantum dot"
Applied Physics Letters, 86, 221905 (2005).
17 - "Voltage-controlled electron-hole interaction in a single quantum dot"
Journal of Superconductivity, 18, 245 (2005).

2004 Publications

16 - "Quantum dot single photon sources: Prospects for applications in linear optics QIP"
Physical Review A, 69, 032305 (2004).

2003 Publications

15 - "Direct observation of photon pairs at a single output port of a beam splitter interferometer"
Physical Review A, 68, 063817 (2003).

2002 Publications

14 - "Hyper-entangled states and free-space quantum cryptography"
Proc. SPIE Int. Soc. Opt. Eng., 4821, 352 (2002).
13 - "Counter-Propagating Entangled Photons from a Waveguide with Periodic Nonlinearity"
Physical Review A, 66, 023815 (2002).
12 - "Entangled-Photon Generation from Parametric Down-Conversion in Media with Inhomogeneous Nonlinearity"
Physical Review A, 66, 013801 (2002).
11 - "Multiparameter Entanglement in Quantum Interferometry"
Physical Review A, 66, 023822 (2002).
10 - "Multiparameter Entanglement in Femtosecond Parametric Down Conversion"
Physical Review A, 65, 023808 (2002).

2001 Publications

9 - "Performance of Photon-Pair Quantum Key Distribution Systems"
Journal of Modern Optics, 48, 2055 (2001).
8 - "Entanglement in Cascaded-Crystal Parametric Down-Conversion"
Physical Review Letters, 86, 4013 (2001).

2000 Publications

7 - "Experimental Demonstration of Three Mutually Orthogonal Polarization States of Entangled Photons"
Physical Review Letters, 85, 5013 (2000).
6 - "Complementarity and Quantum Erasure With Entangled-Photon States"
Physical Review A, 62, 032106 (2000).
5 - "Experimental Demonstration of the Relative Phase-Difference Operator"
Journal of Optics B: Quantum and Semiclassical Optics, 2, 105 (2000).
4 - "Quantum Cryptography with Femtosecond Parametric Down-Conversion"
Qu. Comm., Comp., and Meas. 2, Kluwer/Plenum, New York, (2000).
3 - "Dispersion-Independent High-Visibility Quantum Interference in Ultrafast Parametric Down-Conversion"
Physical Review Letters, 84, 618 (2000).

1999 Publications

2 - "Quantum Cryptography Using Femtosecond-Pulsed Parametric Down-Conversion"
Physical Review A, 60, R2622 (1999).
1 - "Partial Distinguishability in Femtosecond Optical Spontaneous Parametric Down-Conversion"
Physical Review Letters, 83, 1323 (1999).