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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 17 — Sep. 1, 2000
  • pp: 1294–1296

Photon antibunching in the fluorescence of individual color centers in diamond

Rosa Brouri, Alexios Beveratos, Jean-Philippe Poizat, and Philippe Grangier  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 17, pp. 1294-1296 (2000)

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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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OCIS Codes
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(180.1790) Microscopy : Confocal microscopy
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics

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)

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