Persistent hole burning of the nitrogen vacancy center and the 2.16 eV center of chemical-vapor deposited diamond

Yoshihiro Yokota, Jing Sheng Ma, Toshimichi Ito, Akio Hiraki, Atusi Kurita, Takashi Kushida, Hiroshi Kawarada

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    The persistent spectral hole burning effect has been observed for the nitrogen vacancy (NV) center and the 2.16 eV center in chemical-vapor deposited (CVD) diamond. This sideband is the first observation of spectral hole burning in CVD diamond. Holes are burned in the inhomogeneously broadened zero-phonon lines of both the centers by dye lasers. The holes were observed by photoluminescence excitation spectroscopy, with monitoring of the phonon-sideband emission, at temperatures up to 130 K for the NV center and up to 100 K for the 2.16 eV center.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)2138-2140
    Number of pages3
    JournalApplied Physics Letters
    Issue number18
    Publication statusPublished - 1992


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    • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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