Artificial Atoms in Diamond:
From Quantum Physics to Applications
Nov. 11-13, 2010 Cambridge MA USA
Christian Degen (MIT),
Ania Bleszynski Jayich (UCSB),
Paola Cappellaro (MIT)
The workshop brought together an interdisciplinary community of scientists researching localized impurities in diamond. These systems had recently attracted much interest with the nitrogen-vacancy center being the most widely studied. They combine remarkable optical and coherence properties with the ability to couple individual defects. Host materials range from isotopically pure bulk crystals down to nanometer-sized diamond particles. Progress towards potential applications in quantum computing, biology, magnetic sensing, and hybrid devices is well underway.
The Abstracts for this workshop are available for download online. Please go to the Schedule page and click on the link available.
Wednesday, Nov 10 As a a special add on to the workshop, several professors at Harvard and MIT are opening their lab for tours on this day. The participating PI’s are Paola Cappellaro, Christian Degen, Evelyn Hu, Marko Loncar, Misha Lukin, Ron Walsworth, and Amir Yacoby. Please email, firstname.lastname@example.org if interested in attending. You will receive an email with detailed logistics (where to meet etc) closer to Nov 10.
ITAMP JAPC: Nov 10, 4:30 - Tea is at 4:00 Phil Hemmer, Texas A&M, "Beyond the nitrogen-vacancy", Lyman 425, 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Thursday, Nov 11 Maxwell Dworkin G 115
8:30 Registration Morning Coffee
08:45–09:00 Introduction and Welcome
Spin Physics Chair: Lily Childress (Bates College)
09:00-09:40 Fedor Jelezko (Stuttgart University): Quantum non-demolition measurement (QND) of a single nuclear spin
09:40-10:20 Slava Dobrovitski (Ames Laboratory): Dynamical decoupling of NV centers: theoretical considerations
10:20-10:50 Morning Break
10:50-11:30 David Awschalom (UCSB): Quantum control and engineering of single spins in diamond
11:30-12:10 Peter Maurer (Harvard): Nano scale detection and manipulation of indivudual spins in Diamond
Applications Chair: John Mamin (IBM)
2:00-2:40 Stefan Hell (MPI Goettingen): Nanoscopy with focused light
2:40-3:20 Ron Walsworth (Harvard CfA): Some new applications of diamond in bio-imaging and neuroscience
3:20-3:50 Afternoon Break
3:50-4:30 Marko Loncar (Harvard): Diamond nanophotonics and quantum optics
Friday, Nov 12 Maxwell Dworkin Rm 119
08:30-09:00 Morning Coffee
Magnetic Sensing Chair: Carlos Meriles (CUNY)
09:00-09:40 Kathryn Moler (Stanford): Mesoscopic magnetic measurements
09:40-10:20 Dima Budker (UC Berkeley): Recent work on NV-diamond magnetometry at Berkeley
10:20-10:50 Morning Break
10:50-11:30 Amir Yacoby (Harvard): Scanning diamond magnetometer
11:30-12:10 Dan Rugar (IBM Almaden): Nanoscale magnetic resonance imaging
Quantum Optics and Optics in Diamond Chair: Misha Lukin (Harvard University)
02:00-02:40 Neil Manson (Australian National University): The NV- centre singlet states
02:40-03:20 Ronald Hanson (TU Delft): Dynamical decoupling of a single spin: demonstration and applications
03:20-03:50 Afternoon Break
03:50-04:30 Adam Gali (Budapest University of Technology): Theory Of Nitrogen-Vacancy center in diamond
04:30-05:10 Emre Togan (Harvard): Spin-photon entanglement and all-optical spin control in NV centers
05:10-06:30 Reception and Poster Session Maxwell Dworkin Lobby
Saturday, Nov 13 Phillips Auditorium, ITAMP, 60 Garden Street
08:30-09:00 Morning Coffee and Pastry
Hybrid Systems Chair: Joerg Schmiedmayer (TU Vienna)
09:00-09:40 Patrice Bertet (CEA Saclay): Strong coupling of a spin ensemble to a superconducting resonator
09:40-10:20 Geza Giedke (MPQ Garching): Nuclear spin cooling using overhauser field selective coherent population trapping
10:20-10:50 Morning Break
10:50-11:30 Peter Rabl (University Innsbruck): A mechanical quantum bus for spin-spin interactions
11:30-12:10 Andreas Wallraff (ETH Zurich): Tomography and correlation function measurements of pulsed and continuous single photon sources
Materials Chair: Evelyn Hu (Harvard University)
02:00-02:40 Martin Stutzmann (TU Munich): Electronic control and individual addressing of color centers in diamond.
02:40-03:20 Dan Twitchen (Element6): The battle to control diamond growth
03:20-03:50 Afternoon Break
03:50-04:30 Hideyuki Watanabe (AIST): Synthesis of nitrogen-doped homoepitaxial single crystal diamond by microwave plasma-assisted chemical vapor deposition
04:30-05:10 Joerg Wrachtrup (Stuttgart University):
Featured Del Mar Photonics' products
DPSS DMPLH lasers
|New laser spectrometer
T&D-scan for research that
demands high resolution and high spectral
density in UV-VIS-NIR spectral domains - now available with
new pump option!
The T&D-scan includes a CW ultra-wide-tunable narrow-line laser, high-precision wavelength meter, an electronic control unit driven through USB interface as well as a software package. Novel advanced design of the fundamental laser component implements efficient intra-cavity frequency doubling as well as provides a state-of-the-art combined ultra-wide-tunable Ti:Sapphire & Dye laser capable of covering together a super-broad spectral range between 275 and 1100 nm. Wavelength selection components as well as the position of the non-linear crystal are precisely tuned by a closed-loop control system, which incorporates highly accurate wavelength meter.
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| Trestles LH Ti:Sapphire
Trestles LH is a new series of high quality femtosecond Ti:Sapphire lasers for applications in scientific research, biological imaging, life sciences and precision material processing. Trestles LH includes integrated sealed, turn-key, cost-effective, diode-pumped solid-state (DPSS). Trestles LH lasers offer the most attractive pricing on the market combined with excellent performance and reliability. DPSS LH is a state-of-the-art laser designed for today’s applications. It combines superb performance and tremendous value for today’s market and has numerous advantages over all other DPSS lasers suitable for Ti:Sapphire pumping. Trestles LH can be customized to fit customer requirements and budget.
AOTF Infrared Spectrometer
Open Microchannel Plate Detector
now in stock!
|Hummingbird EMCCD camera
The digital Hummingbird EMCCD camera combines high sensitivity, speed and high resolution.
It uses Texas Instruments' 1MegaPixel Frame Transfer Impactron device which provides QE up to 65%.
Hummingbird comes with a standard CameraLink output.
It is the smallest and most rugged 1MP EMCCD camera in the world.
It is ideally suited for any low imaging application such as hyperspectral imaging, X-ray imaging, Astronomy and low light surveillance.
It is small, lightweight, low power and is therefore the ideal camera for OEM and integrators.
femtosecond transient absorption data acquisition system
Future nanostructures and biological nanosystems will take advantage not only of the small dimensions of the objects but of the specific way of interaction between nano-objects. The interactions of building blocks within these nanosystems will be studied and optimized on the femtosecond time scale - says Sergey Egorov, President and CEO of Del Mar Photonics, Inc. Thus we put a lot of our efforts and resources into the development of new Ultrafast Dynamics Tools such as our Femtosecond Transient Absorption Measurements system Hatteras. Whether you want to create a new photovoltaic system that will efficiently convert photon energy in charge separation, or build a molecular complex that will dump photon energy into local heat to kill cancer cells, or create a new fluorescent probe for FRET microscopy, understanding of internal dynamics on femtosecond time scale is utterly important and requires advanced measurement techniques.
spot in our Ultrafast Dynamics Tools
training workshop in San Diego, California.
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training workshop in San Diego, California.
Terahertz systems, set ups and components New band pass and long pass THz optical filters based on porous silicon and metal mesh technologies. Band pass filters with center wavelengths from 30 THz into GHz range and transmissions up to 80% or better. Standard designs with clear aperture diameters from 12.5 to 37.5 mm. Long pass filters with standard rejection edge wavelengths from 60 THz into GHz range. Maximum transmission up to 80% or better, standard designs at 19.0 and 25.4 mm diameters. Excellent thermal (from cryogenic to 600 K) and mechanical properties
Need complet THz set up? Check different options available from Del Mar Photonics or e-mail us for custom set up! Ready to buy complet THz Spectrometer? Trestles Pacifica THz Time Domain Spectrometer is a modular tabletop system for scientific and industrial applications of pulsed THz radiation.
iPCA - interdigital Photoconductive Antenna for terahertz waves
Large area broadband antenna with lens array and high emitter conversion efficiency
iPCA with LT-GaAs absorber, microlens array for laser excitation wavelengths l £ 850 nm, adjusted hyperhemispherical silicon lens with a high power conversion efficiency of 0.2 mW THz power / W optical power. The iPCA can be used also as large area THz detector. The two types iPCAp and iPCAs have the same active interdigital antenna area but different contact pad directions with respect to the electrical THz field.
Interdigital Photoconductive Antenna for terahertz waves generation using femtosecond Ti:Sapphire laser
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|Come to San Diego next summer! Attend one of our training workshops in San Diego, California
during summer 2011
Del Mar Photonics has presented training workshops for customers and potential customers in the past 3 years.
Our workshops cover scientific basics, technical details and provide generous time for hands-on training.
Each workshop is a three-day seminar conducted by professional lecturer from 10am to 4pm. It includes lunch, as well as a training materials. We have also reserved two days for Q&A sessions, one-on-one system integration discussions, social networking, and San Diego sightseeing.
The following training workshops will be offered during this
Mar Photonics offers new
Trestles fs/CW laser system which can be easily
switched from femtosecond mode to CW and back. Having both modes of operation in one system dramatically increase a
number of applications that the laser can be used for, and makes it an ideal
tool for scientific lab involved in multiple research projects.
Frequency-stabilized CW single-frequency ring Dye laser DYE-SF-007 pumped by DPSS DMPLH laser installed in the brand new group of Dr. Dajun Wang at the The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
DYE-SF-077 features exceptionally narrow generation line width, which amounts to less than 100 kHz. DYE-SF-077 sets new standard for generation line width of commercial lasers. Prior to this model, the narrowest line-width of commercial dye lasers was as broad as 500 kHz - 1 MHz. It is necessary to note that the 100-kHz line-width is achieved in DYE-SF-077 without the use of an acousto-optical modulator, which, as a rule, complicates the design and introduces additional losses. A specially designed ultra-fast PZT is used for efficient suppression of radiation frequency fluctuations in a broad frequency range. DYE-SF-077 will be used in resaerch of Ultracold polar molecules, Bose-Einstein condensate and quantum degenerate Fermi gas and High resolution spectroscopy
Optical Society of Southern California meeting at UCSD OSSC 2011-04-27
Nd:YAG laser ordered by the University of Leon, UANL, Mexico
Wedge 50 Multipass Amplifier pumped with a Darwin-527-30-M DPSS Laser ordered by Hong Kong customer
New Trestles LH10-fs/CW femtosecond+CW laser ready for delivery to the University of California Santa Cruz
Trestles femtosecond Ti:Sapphire laser delivered to North Carolina State University
Del Mar Photonics sponsor IONS (International OSA Network of Students) conference IONS-NA-2 in Tucson, Arizona IONS-NA-2 website
Best talk and best poster awards at IONS-Moscow 2010 conference sponsored by Del Mar Photonics
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Del Mar Photonics featured components
Del Mar Photonics continuously expands its components portfolio.
Prisms for Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems (CPV)
Solar cells made of compound semiconductors such as gallium arsenide are very expensive. Usually very small cells are installed and various means such as mirrors, lenses, prisms, etc..are used to concentrate sunlight on the cells. Concentration photovoltaic technology (CPV) uses the solar radiation with an efficiency of 40%, double that of conventional solar cells
Del Mar Photonics design custom Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems (CPV) and supply variety of the optical components for CPV such as solar prisms shown in the picture.
Axicon lens also known as conical lens or rotationally symmetric prism is widely used in different scientific research and application. Axicon can be used to convert a parallel laser beam into a ring, to create a non diffractive Bessel beam or to focus a parallel beam into long focus depth.
Del Mar Photonics supplies axicons with cone angles range from 130° to 179.5° for use with virtually any laser radiation. We manufacture and supply axicons made from BK7 glass, fused silica and other materials.
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Rutile (TiO2) coupling
Del Mar Photonics offers optical elements made of high quality synthetically grown Rutile Titanium Dioxide crystals. Rutile’s strong birefringency, wide transmission range and good mechanical properties make it suitable for fabrication of polarizing cubes, prisms and optical isolators. Boules having high optical transmission and homogeneity are grown by proprietary method. Typical boules have 10 - 15 mm in dia. and up to 25 mm length. Optical elements sizes - from 2 x 2 x 1 mm to 12.7 x 12.7 x 12.7 mm. Laser grade polish quality is available for finished elements. So far we the largest elements that we manufactured are 12 x15 x 5 mm, in which optical axis is parallel to 15 mm edge, 5 mm is along beam path, 12 x 15 mm faces polished 20/10 S/D, one wave flatness, parallelism < 3 arc.min. (better specs. available on request).
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Del Mar Photonics offer a range of competitively priced UHV viewports , Conflat, ISO or KF including a variety of coatings to enhance performance. Del Mar Photonics viewports are manufactured using advanced techniques for control of special and critical processes, including 100 percent helium leak testing and x-ray measurements for metallization control. Windows Materials include: Fused silica, Quartz , Sapphire , MgF2, BaF2, CaF2, ZnSe, ZnS, Ge, Si, Pyrex. Standard Viewing diameters from .55" to 1.94 ".
Coating - a range of custom coatings can applied - which include
- Single QWOT
- Broad Band AR
- V coatings
- DLC (Diamond like coating)
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Thyratrons are used in
such devices as radars with different power levels, high-power pulsed
technical, electrophysical, medical devices and lasers. Sophisticated
design and high quality ceramic-metal envelope determines long lifetime
and very accurate and reliable operation of hydrogen thyratrons under wide range of environmental
- pulsed lasers power supplies
- medical apparatus
- electrophysical instrumentation
Triggered Three-Electrode Spark Gap Switches are ceramic-metal sealed off gas discharge trigatron-type devices with a co-axial trigger electrode. These Gas Discharge Tubes contain no mercury and, due to an advanced design, feature high reliability and a long lifetime being operating under wide range of environmental conditions.
- pulsed installation for processing materials
- installations with plasma focus
- pulse power supplies for lasers and other pulse equipment
- medical apparatus such as lithotriptors and defibrillators
- processing systems for petroleum wells
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Del Mar Photonics, Inc.
4119 Twilight Ridge
San Diego, CA 92130
tel: (858) 876-3133
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