Low-Temperature Electron–Phonon Interaction of Quantum Emitters in Hexagonal Boron Nitride

  title={Low-Temperature Electron–Phonon Interaction of Quantum Emitters in Hexagonal Boron Nitride},
  author={Gabriele Grosso and Hyowon Moon and Christopher J. Ciccarino and Johannes Flick and Noah Mendelson and Lukas Mennel and Milos Toth and Igor Aharonovich and Prineha Narang and Dirk R. Englund},
  journal={arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics},
Quantum emitters based on atomic defects in layered hexagonal Boron Nitride (hBN) have emerged as promising solid state 'artificial atoms' with atom-like photophysical and quantum optoelectronic properties. Similar to other atom-like emitters, defect-phonon coupling in hBN governs the characteristic single-photon emission and provides an opportunity to investigate the atomic and electronic structure of emitters as well as the coupling of their spin- and charge-dependent electronic states to… 

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