Artificial Atoms in Diamond:
From Quantum Physics to Applications

Nov. 11-13, 2010

Cambridge MA USA



The abstracts for ths workshop area available for dowload. Please  download here.

Wednesday, Nov 10 As a a special add on to the workshop, several professors at Harvard and MIT are opening their lab for tours on this day. The participating PI’s are Paola Cappellaro, Christian Degen, Evelyn Hu, Marko Loncar, Misha Lukin, Ron Walsworth, and Amir Yacoby. Please email, if interested in attending. You will receive an email with detailed logistics (where to meet etc) closer to Nov 10.
ITAMP JAPC: Nov 10, 4:30 - Tea is at 4:00 Phil Hemmer, Texas A&M, "Beyond the nitrogen-vacancy", Lyman 425, 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Thursday, Nov 11 Maxwell Dworkin G 115  
8:30 Registration   Morning Coffee  
08:45–09:00 Introduction and Welcome  
Session I

Spin Physics       Chair: Lily Childress (Bates College)

09:00-09:40 Fedor Jelezko (Stuttgart University): Quantum non-demolition measurement (QND) of a single nuclear spin
09:40-10:20 Slava Dobrovitski (Ames Laboratory): Dynamical decoupling of NV centers: theoretical considerations
10:20-10:50 Morning Break    
10:50-11:30 David Awschalom (UCSB): Quantum control and engineering of single spins in diamond
11:30-12:10 Peter Maurer (Harvard): Nano scale detection and manipulation of indivudual spins in Diamond
12:10-2:00 Lunch    
Session II

Applications    Chair: John Mamin (IBM)

2:00-2:40 Stefan Hell (MPI Goettingen): Nanoscopy with focused light
2:40-3:20 Ron Walsworth (Harvard CfA): Some new applications of diamond in bio-imaging and neuroscience
3:20-3:50 Afternoon Break    
3:50-4:30 Marko Loncar (Harvard): Diamond nanophotonics and quantum optics
Friday, Nov 12 Maxwell Dworkin Rm 119  
08:30-09:00 Morning Coffee    
Session III

Magnetic Sensing     Chair: Carlos Meriles (CUNY)

09:00-09:40 Kathryn Moler (Stanford): Mesoscopic magnetic measurements
09:40-10:20 Dima Budker (UC Berkeley): Recent work on NV-diamond magnetometry at Berkeley
10:20-10:50 Morning Break    
10:50-11:30 Amir Yacoby (Harvard): Scanning diamond magnetometer
11:30-12:10 Dan Rugar (IBM Almaden): Nanoscale magnetic resonance imaging
12:10–2:00 Lunch    
Session IV

Quantum Optics and Optics in Diamond      Chair: Misha Lukin (Harvard University)

02:00-02:40 Neil Manson (Australian National University): The NV- centre singlet states
02:40-03:20 Ronald Hanson (TU Delft): Dynamical decoupling of a single spin: demonstration and applications
03:20-03:50 Afternoon Break    
03:50-04:30 Adam Gali (Budapest University of Technology): Theory Of Nitrogen-Vacancy center in diamond
04:30-05:10 Emre Togan (Harvard): Spin-photon entanglement and all-optical spin control in NV centers
05:10-06:30 Reception and Poster Session Maxwell Dworkin Lobby  
Saturday, Nov 13 Phillips Auditorium, ITAMP, 60 Garden Street  
08:30-09:00 Morning Coffee and Pastry    
Session V

Hybrid Systems      Chair: Joerg Schmiedmayer (TU Vienna)

09:00-09:40 Patrice Bertet (CEA Saclay): Strong coupling of a spin ensemble to a superconducting resonator
09:40-10:20 Geza Giedke (MPQ Garching): Nuclear spin cooling using overhauser field selective coherent population trapping
10:20-10:50 Morning Break    
10:50-11:30 Peter Rabl (University Innsbruck): A mechanical quantum bus for spin-spin interactions
11:30-12:10 Andreas Wallraff (ETH Zurich): Tomography and correlation function measurements of pulsed and continuous single photon sources
12:10–02:00 Lunch    
Session VI

Materials      Chair: Evelyn Hu (Harvard University)

02:00-02:40 Martin Stutzmann (TU Munich): Electronic control and individual addressing of color centers in diamond.
02:40-03:20 Dan Twitchen (Element6): The battle to control diamond growth
03:20-03:50 Afternoon Break    
03:50-04:30 Hideyuki Watanabe (AIST): Synthesis of nitrogen-doped homoepitaxial single crystal diamond by microwave plasma-assisted chemical vapor deposition
04:30-05:10 Joerg Wrachtrup (Stuttgart University):