We observed photon antibunching in the fluorescent light emitted from a single nitrogen-vacancy center in diamond at room temperature. The possibility of generating triggerable single photons with such a solid-state system is discussed.
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Rosa Brouri, Alexios Beveratos, Jean-Philippe Poizat, and Philippe Grangier, "Photon antibunching in the fluorescence of individual color centers in diamond," Opt. Lett. 25, 1294-1296 (2000)