Hyperfine interaction in the ground state of the negatively charged nitrogen vacancy center in diamond
Felton, S., Edmonds, A. M., Newton, M. E., Martineau, P. M., Fisher, D., Twitchen, D. J. and Baker, J. M.. (2009) Hyperfine interaction in the ground state of the negatively charged nitrogen vacancy center in diamond. Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics), Vol.79 (No.7). Article no. 075203. ISSN 1098-0121Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.79.075203
The N-14, N-15, and C-13 hyperfine interactions in the ground state of the negatively charged nitrogen vacancy (NV-) center have been investigated using electron-paramagnetic-resonance spectroscopy. The previously published parameters for the N-14 hyperfine interaction do not produce a satisfactory fit to the experimental NV- electron-paramagnetic-resonance data. The small anisotropic component of the NV- hyperfine interaction can be explained from dipolar interaction between the nitrogen nucleus and the unpaired-electron probability density localized on the three carbon atoms neighboring the vacancy. Optical spin polarization of the NV- ground state was used to enhance the electron-paramagnetic-resonance sensitivity enabling detailed study of the hyperfine interaction with C-13 neighbors. The data confirmed the identification of three equivalent carbon nearest neighbors but indicated the next largest C-13 interaction is with six, rather than as previously assumed three, equivalent neighboring carbon atoms.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Physics|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physical Review B (Condensed Matter and Materials Physics)|
|Publisher:||American Physical Society|
|Official Date:||February 2009|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||Article no. 075203|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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