On-chip manipulation of single photons from a diamond defect

Kennard, J. E. and Hadden, J. P. and Marseglia, L. and Aharonovich, I. and Castelletto, S. and Patton, B. R. and Politi, A. and Matthews, J. C F and Sinclair, A. G. and Gibson, B. C. and Prawer, S. and Rarity, J. G. and O'Brien, J. L. (2013) On-chip manipulation of single photons from a diamond defect. Physical Review Letters, 111 (21). 213603. ISSN 0031-9007

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    Abstract

    Operating reconfigurable quantum circuits with single photon sources is a key goal of photonic quantum information science and technology. We use an integrated waveguide device containing directional couplers and a reconfigurable thermal phase controller to manipulate single photons emitted from a chromium related color center in diamond. Observation of both a wavelike interference pattern and particlelike sub-Poissionian autocorrelation functions demonstrates coherent manipulation of single photons emitted from the chromium related center and verifies wave particle duality.

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    Kennard, J. E., Hadden, J. P., Marseglia, L., Aharonovich, I., Castelletto, S., Patton, B. R. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8222-4419, Politi, A., Matthews, J. C F, Sinclair, A. G., Gibson, B. C., Prawer, S., Rarity, J. G. and O'Brien, J. L.;