A quantum computer based on NV centers in diamond: Optically detected nutations of single electron and nuclear spins

  title={A quantum computer based on NV centers in diamond: Optically detected nutations of single electron and nuclear spins},
  author={Alexander P. Nizovtsev and Sergei Ya. Kilin and Fedor Jelezko and T. Gaebal and Iona Popa and A. Gruber and J{\"o}rg Wrachtrup},
  journal={Optics and Spectroscopy},
In an effort to realize a two-bit processor for a quantum computer on the basis of single nitrogen-vacancy defect centers (NV centers) in diamond, the optically detected nutations of the electron spin of a single NV center in the ground state and of the nuclear spin of a 13C atom located at a diamond lattice site nearest to the NV center are studied. The photodynamics of NV and NV + 13C centers under different temperatures and optical excitation conditions is discussed. A seven-level model of a… Expand
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