Quantum Information Processing with Diamond - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780857096562, 9780857096685

Quantum Information Processing with Diamond

1st Edition

Principles and Applications

Editors: Steven Prawer Igor Aharonovich
eBook ISBN: 9780857096685
Hardcover ISBN: 9780857096562
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 8th May 2014
Page Count: 345
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Table of Contents

  • Contributor contact details
  • Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials
  • Foreword
  • Part I: Principles and fabrication techniques
    • 1. Principles of quantum information processing (QIP) using diamond
      • Abstract:
      • 1.1 Introduction
      • 1.2 The role of diamond impurities in quantum information processing (QIP)
      • 1.3 Types of diamond color center
      • 1.4 Key properties of nitrogen–vacancy (NV) centers
      • 1.5 Techniques for creating NV centers
      • 1.6 QIP with NV centers: diamond photonic networks
      • 1.7 Conclusion
      • 1.8 References
    • 2. Principles of quantum cryptography/quantum key distribution (QKD) using attenuated light pulses
      • Abstract:
      • 2.1 Introduction
      • 2.2 Principles of quantum key distribution (QKD): the BB84 protocol
      • 2.3 Protocol extensions and alterations
      • 2.4 Implementing QKD
      • 2.5 Fiber-based QKD
      • 2.6 Free-space QKD
      • 2.7 Future trends
      • 2.8 Conclusion
      • 2.9 References
    • 3. Ion implantation in diamond for quantum information processing (QIP): doping and damaging
      • Abstract:
      • 3.1 Introduction
      • 3.2 Doping diamond
      • 3.3 Doping diamond by ion implantation
      • 3.4 Controlled formation of implant–defect centers
      • 3.5 Applications of graphitization of diamond by highly damaging implantations
      • 3.6 Computer simulations of damage in diamond
      • 3.7 Conclusion
      • 3.8 Acknowledgments
      • 3.9 References
    • 4. Characterisation of single defects in diamond in the development of quantum devices
      • Abstract:
      • 4.1 Introduction
      • 4.2 Experimental methods for fluorescence microscopy of single colour centres in diamond
      • 4.3 Optical spectroscopy of single defects
      • 4.4 Photon statistics
      • 4.5 Spin resonance
      • 4.6 Conclusions and future trends
      • 4.7 References
    • 5. Nanofabrication of photonic devices from single-crystal diamond for quantum information processing (QIP)
      • Abstract:
      • 5.1 Introduction
      • 5.2 Fabrication approaches for single-crystal diamond nanostructures
      • 5.3 Single-photon sources in nanostructured diamond: diamond nanowires and diamond–silver hybrid resonators
      • 5.4 Single-photon sources in nanostructured diamond: integrated ring resonators and photonic-crystal cavities
      • 5.5 Conclusions and future trends
      • 5.6 Acknowledgments
      • 5.7 References
  • Part II: Experimental demonstrations and emerging applications of quantum information processing (QIP) using diamond
    • 6. Diamond-based single-photon sources and their application in quantum key distribution
      • Abstract:
      • 6.1 Introduction
      • 6.2 Characterization and key parameters of a single-photon source
      • 6.3 Suitability of colour centres in diamond as single-photon sources
      • 6.4 Colour centres in diamond as single-photon sources: types of colour centres investigated as single emitters
      • 6.5 Colour centres in diamond as single-photon sources: specific properties
      • 6.6 Quantum key distribution with nitrogen–vacancy (NV) and silicon–vacancy (SiV) centres
      • 6.7 Future trends
      • 6.8 References
    • 7. Using defect centres in diamonds to build photonic and quantum optical devices
      • Abstract:
      • 7.1 Introduction
      • 7.2 Architectures for single-photon collection and single-photon interaction
      • 7.3 Properties of defect centres in nanodiamonds
      • 7.4 A method for the controlled assembly of fundamental photonic elements using a scanning probe technique
      • 7.5 Fundamental photonic and plasmonic elements assembled from nanodiamonds by a scanning probe technique
      • 7.6 Photonic elements made from nanodiamonds in laser-written structures
      • 7.7 Applications of engineered single-photon sources based on nanodiamonds
      • 7.8 Future trends
      • 7.9 Acknowledgements
      • 7.10 References
    • 8. Spin–photon entanglement in diamond for quantum optical networks
      • Abstract:
      • 8.1 Introduction
      • 8.2 How measurements of single photons result in entanglement
      • 8.3 Optical properties of the nitrogen–vacancy (NV) center for spin–photon entanglement generation
      • 8.4 Generation of spin–photon entanglement
      • 8.5 Hong–Ou–Mandel interference between identical photons from NV centers
      • 8.6 Single-shot projective readout of NV centers
      • 8.7 Future trends
      • 8.8 Sources of further information and advice
      • 8.9 Acknowledgments
      • 8.10 References
    • 9. Quantum microscopy using nanodiamonds
      • Abstract:
      • 9.1 Introduction
      • 9.2 Properties of nanodiamonds for bioimaging
      • 9.3 Conventional microscopy with nanodiamonds
      • 9.4 Quantum microscopy with nanodiamonds I:magnetometry
      • 9.5 Quantum microscopy with nanodiamonds II:rotational tracking, electrometry and thermometry
      • 9.6 Future trends
      • 9.7 Sources of further information and advice
      • 9.8 References
    • 10. Diamond magnetic sensors
      • Abstract:
      • 10.1 Introduction
      • 10.2 Magnetometry with nitrogen–vacancy (NV) centers
      • 10.3 Scanning NV magnetometry
      • 10.4 Conclusion and future trends
      • 10.5 References
    • 11. Hybridization of quantum systems: coupling nitrogen–vacancy (NV) centers in diamond to superconducting circuits
      • Abstract:
      • 11.1 Introduction
      • 11.2 Spin ensembles
      • 11.3 Superconducting circuits
      • 11.4 Collective coupling in the hybrid system
      • 11.5 Towards quantum memory operations
      • 11.6 Conclusions and future trends
      • 11.7 References
    • 12. Neural circuits and in vivo monitoring using diamond
      • Abstract:
      • 12.1 Introduction
      • 12.2 The diamond–cell interface
      • 12.3 Diamond biosensors
      • 12.4 Neural networks using diamond
      • 12.5 Neural stimulation and recording using diamond
      • 12.6 Future trends
      • 12.7 References
  • Part III: The future
    • 13. Promising directions in diamond technologies for quantum information processing (QIP) and sensing
      • Abstract:
      • 13.1 Introduction
      • 13.2 Nanodiamonds for high-resolution sensors
      • 13.3 Exploiting fundamental properties: optomechanics and other areas of advanced research
      • 13.4 Challenges in diamond materials science
      • 13.5 Conclusion
      • 13.6 References
  • Index

Description

Diamond nitrogen vacancy (NV) color centers can transform quantum information science into practical quantum information technology, including fast, safe computing. Quantum Information Processing with Diamond looks at the principles of quantum information science, diamond materials, and their applications.

Part one provides an introduction to quantum information processing using diamond, as well as its principles and fabrication techniques. Part two outlines experimental demonstrations of quantum information processing using diamond, and the emerging applications of diamond for quantum information science. It contains chapters on quantum key distribution, quantum microscopy, the hybridization of quantum systems, and building quantum optical devices. Part three outlines promising directions and future trends in diamond technologies for quantum information processing and sensing.

Quantum Information Processing with Diamond is a key reference for R&D managers in industrial sectors such as conventional electronics, communication engineering, computer science, biotechnology, quantum optics, quantum mechanics, quantum computing, quantum cryptology, and nanotechnology, as well as academics in physics, chemistry, biology, and engineering.

Key Features

  • Brings together the topics of diamond and quantum information processing
  • Looks at applications such as quantum computing, neural circuits, and in vivo monitoring of processes at the molecular scale

Readership

Researchers in the fields of quantum information processing, quantum optics, and optical magnetometry; R&D managers in industrial sectors such as: conventional electronics, communication engineering, computer science, biotechnology, nanotechnology, and quantum optics


Details

No. of pages:
345
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780857096685
Hardcover ISBN:
9780857096562

About the Editors

Steven Prawer Editor

Stephen Prawer is Professor of Engineering at the University of Melbourne and Director of the Melbourne Materials Institute, Australia

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Melbourne, Australia

Igor Aharonovich Editor

Igor Aharonovich is Senior Lecturer and DECRA Fellow at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Technology, Sydney, Australia