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Title: Bright room temperature single photon source at telecom range in cubic silicon carbide
Authors: Abdullah Rasmita
Yang, Jianqun
Li, Xingji
von Bardeleben, Hans Jürgen
Gao, Weibo
Zhou, Yu
Wang, Ziyu
Wang, Junfeng
Keywords: DRNTU::Science::Physics
Cubic Silicon Carbide
Single Photon
Issue Date: 2018
Source: Wang, J., Zhou, Y., Wang, Z., Abdullah Rasmita., Yang, J., Li, X., . . . Gao, W. (2018). Bright room temperature single photon source at telecom range in cubic silicon carbide. Nature Communications, 9, 4106-. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-06605-3
Series/Report no.: Nature Communications
Abstract: Single-photon emitters (SPEs) play an important role in a number of quantum information tasks such as quantum key distributions. In these protocols, telecom wavelength photons are desired due to their low transmission loss in optical fibers. In this paper, we present a study of bright single-photon emitters in cubic silicon carbide (3C-SiC) emitting in the telecom range. We find that these emitters are photostable and bright at room temperature with a count rate of ~ MHz. Altogether with the fact that SiC is a growth and fabrication-friendly material, our result may be relevant for future applications in quantum communication technology.
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-06605-3
Schools: School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences 
Research Centres: The Photonics Institute 
Centre for Disruptive Photonic Technologies (CDPT) 
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