Increased nitrogen-vacancy centre creation yield in diamond through electron beam irradiation at high temperature
M Capelli, AH Heffernan, T Ohshima, H Abe, J Jeske, A Hope, AD Greentree, P Reineck, BC Gibson
Carbon | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2019
Awarded by ARC
Awarded by German Federal Ministry for Research and Education (BMBF)
The authors would like to thank Dr Antony Orth for his expertise with the Olympus confocal microscope. They would also like to thank the MicroNano Research Facility (MNRF) at RMIT University for providing support with the visible absorption spectra and the RMIT Vibrational Spectroscopy Facility for the training and support with FTIR spectroscopy. Part of this study was conducted within the framework of QST International Research Initiative "Quantum biosensors in wide bandgap semiconductors". This work has been supported by ARC grants (LE140100131, CE140100003). M. C. acknowledges the support of a PhD scholarship from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Nanoscale BioPhotonics and RMIT University. J.J. acknowledges funding from the German Federal Ministry for Research and Education (BMBF) under grant number 13XP5063. A. D. G. acknowledges the support of ARC Future Fellowships (FT160100357) and P. R. acknowledges funding through the RMIT Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellowship.