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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/140993
Description: We map out the first excited state sublevel structure of single nitrogen-vacancy (NV) colour centres in diamond. The excited state is an orbital doublet where one branch supports an efficient cycling ... More
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Date: 2008
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/140990
Description: Photon interference among distant quantum emitters is a promising method to generate large scale quantum networks. Interference is best achieved when photons show long coherence times. For the nitroge ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/89366
Description: The diffractive properties of gold films with a periodic lattice of sub-micron voids beneath the surface are investigated. It has been shown that nanoporous metal surfaces exhibit frequency-selective ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/46793
Description: Optical surface profilometry is a technique that has advantages over other profilometry techniques (stylus profilometry, AFM) of being non-contact and being able to profile comparatively large areas i ... More
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1140155
Description: Photochromism in single nitrogen-vacancy optical centers in diamond is demonstrated. Time-resolved optical spectroscopy shows that intense irradiation at 514 nm switches the nitrogen-vacancy defects t ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/14816
Description: Laser cleaning of 5.0μm diameter silica spheres from silica surfaces was investigated. It was found that for three different slide preparation methods that the particles did not adhere strongly to the ... More
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/89365
Description: We study the optical plasmonic properties of metal surfaces which have a periodic lattice of voids buried immediately beneath their flat upper surface. Light reflection spectra calculated in the frame ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/7861
Description: A threefold study combining profilometry, high speed imaging and recoil momentum measurements is used to deconvolve the relative contributions to material removal attributable to vaporisation, melt di ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: conference paper
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/101104
Description: We have used a combination of profilometry, high speed imaging and recoil measurements using a ballistic pendulum to calculate the amount of material removed due to mechanisms of vaporisation, melt di ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/46788
Description: Prior research in the field of laser cleaning has suggested that shorter pulses are preferable to achieve low laser cleaning threshold fluences. These predictions were based mainly on exponential puls ... More
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: book chapter
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/14592
Description: The 'clean' surface of silica glass is usually covered with a quasi-layer of hydroxyl groups. These groups are significant as their concentration on a surface affects surface adhesion and chemical rea ... More
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/89377
Description: We report the selective chemical attachment of infrared emitting PbSe nanocrystal quantum dots onto micron-scale glass photonic beads. Upon optical excitation, photoluminescence from the shell of nano ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/87921
Description: Surface-enhanced Raman scattering is an ideal tool for identifying molecules from the “fingerprint” of their molecular bonds; unfortunately, this process lacks a full microscopic understanding and, pr ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/81004
Description: A technique has been developed for depositing diamond crystals on the endfaces of optical fibers and capturing the fluorescence generated by optically active defects in diamond into the fiber. This le ... More
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Date: 2005
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1132464
Description: 10 page(s)
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