Nitrogen-vacancy centers are promising light sources for quantum technology. However, as a major hurdle, their optical emission line exhibits inhomogeneous broadening. We investigate this phenomenon using photon correlation interferometry, hinting towards the underlying mechanisms.
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N. Sadzak, J. Wolters, A. W. Schell, T. Schroeder, and O. Benson, "Revealing Spectral Diffusion in Single Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Nanodiamond by Photon Correlation Interferometry," in Frontiers in Optics 2013, I. Kang, D. Reitze, N. Alic, and D. Hagan, eds., OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper FTu1C.3.
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