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Photons & Phonons: A room-temperature diamond quantum memory

  title={Photons \& Phonons: A room-temperature diamond quantum memory},
  author={Kent Fisher},
This thesis presents demonstrations of the storage and manipulation of single photons in a room-temperature diamond quantum memory using a Raman memory protocol. We report on results from four experiments. In the first we demonstrate single photon storage and, upon retrieval, verify the quantum nature of the light with a Hanbury Brown Twiss measurement of g(0) = 0.65±0.07. A measurement of g(0) < 1 is indicative of quantum light. This is the first demonstration of single photon storage where… 

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