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Research Output

2020

A hybrid quantum memory–enabled network at room temperature

Pang, X. L., Yang, A. L., Dou, J. P., Li, H., Zhang, C. N., Poem, E., Saunders, D. J., Tang, H., Nunn, J., Walmsley, I. A. & Jin, X. M., 7 Feb 2020, In : Science Advances. 6, 6, eaax1425.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

Bending the rules: Quantum effects in the operation of a microscopic heat engine in diamond

Becker, J. N., Klatzow, J., Ledingham, P. M., Weinzetl, C., Kaczmarek, K. T., Saunders, D. J., Nunn, J., Uzdin, R., Walmsley, I. A. & Poem, E., 17 Oct 2019, 2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019. U. S. A.: IEEE, 8871640. (2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Coherent Control and Wave Mixing in an Ensemble of Silicon-Vacancy Centers in Diamond

Weinzetl, C., Görlitz, J., Becker, J. N., Walmsley, I. A., Poem, E., Nunn, J. & Becher, C., 12 Feb 2019, In : Physical Review Letters. 122, 6, 063601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Demonstration of Quantum Effects in the Operation of Microscopic Heat Engines

Klatzow, J., Becker, J. N., Ledingham, P. M., Weinzetl, C., Kaczmarek, K. T., Saunders, D. J., Nunn, J., Walmsley, I. A., Uzdin, R. & Poem, E., 22 Mar 2019, In : Physical Review Letters. 122, 11, p. 1-6 6 p., 110601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
23 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring Quantum Memory via Optically Induced Bragg Structures

Page, C., Weaver, T., Price, J. & Nunn, J., 1 May 2019, 2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2019 - Proceedings. OSA Publishing, JTu4A.5. (Technical Digest (Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics)).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Optimal Coherent Filtering for Single Noisy Photons

Gao, S., Lazo-Arjona, O., Brecht, B., Kaczmarek, K. T., Thomas, S. E., Nunn, J., Ledingham, P. M., Saunders, D. J. & Walmsley, I. A., 20 Nov 2019, In : Physical Review Letters. 123, 21, 213604.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Raman quantum memory with built-in suppression of four-wave-mixing noise

Thomas, S. E., Hird, T. M., Munns, J. H. D., Brecht, B., Saunders, D. J., Nunn, J., Walmsley, I. A. & Ledingham, P. M., 3 Sep 2019, In : Physical Review A. 100, 3, 033801.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Roadmap on all-optical processing

Minzioni, P., Lacava, C., Tanabe, T., Dong, J., Hu, X., Csaba, G., Porod, W., Singh, G., Willner, A. E., Almaiman, A., Torres-Company, V., Schröder, J., Peacock, A. C., Strain, M. J., Parmigiani, F., Contestabile, G., Marpaung, D., Liu, Z., Bowers, J. E., Chang, L. & 12 others, Fabbri, S., Ramos Vázquez, M., Bharadwaj, V., Eaton, S. M., Lodahl, P., Zhang, X., Eggleton, B. J., Munro, W. J., Nemoto, K., Morin, O., Laurat, J. & Nunn, J., 17 May 2019, In : Journal of Optics (United Kingdom). 21, 6, 063001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)
2018

Engineering a noiseless and broadband Raman quantum memory for temporal mode manipulation

Hird, T. M., Thomas, S. E., Munns, J. H. D., Arjona, O. L., Gao, S., Nunn, J., Brecht, B., Saunders, D. J., Ledingham, P. M. & Walmsley, I. A., 1 Jan 2018, Frontiers in Optics, FIO 2018. OSA Publishing, Vol. Part F114-FIO 2018.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Engineering the spectral and temporal properties of a GHz-bandwidth heralded single-photon source interfaced with an on-demand, broadband quantum memory

Michelberger, P. S., Karpiński, M., Walmsley, I. A. & Nunn, J., 2018, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 65, 14, p. 1668-1679 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

High-speed noise-free optical quantum memory

Kaczmarek, K. T., Ledingham, P. M., Brecht, B., Thomas, S. E., Thekkadath, G. S., Lazo-Arjona, O., Munns, J. H. D., Poem, E., Feizpour, A., Saunders, D. J., Nunn, J. & Walmsley, I. A., 10 Apr 2018, In : Physical Review A. 97, 4, 042316.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Single-photon-level interface for linking Sr+ transition at 422nm with the telecommunications C-band

Wright, T. A., Francis-Jones, R. J. A., Gawith, C. B. E., Becker, J. N., Ledingham, P. M., Walmsley, I. A., Brecht, B., Nunn, J. & Mosley, P. J., 1 Jan 2018, CLEO Applications and Technology, 2018. OSA Publishing, Vol. Part F92-CLEO_AT 2018.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Two-Way Photonic Interface for Linking the Sr+ Transition at 422 nm to the Telecommunication C Band

Wright, T. A., Francis-Jones, R. J. A., Gawith, C. B. E., Becker, J. N., Ledingham, P. M., Smith, P. G. R., Nunn, J., Mosley, P. J., Brecht, B. & Walmsley, I. A., 31 Oct 2018, In : Physical Review Applied. 10, 4, p. 1-8 8 p., 044012.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Citations (Scopus)
2017

A room-temperature noise-free quantum memory for broadband light

Kaczmarek, K. T., Ledingham, P. M., Brecht, B., Thomas, S., Thekkadath, G. S., Lazo-Arjona, O., Munns, J. H. D., Poem, E., Feizpour, A., Nunn, J., Saunders, D. J. & Walmsley, I. A., Mar 2017, In : arXiv.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Femtosecond laser inscription of Bragg grating waveguides in bulk diamond

Bharadwaj, V., Courvoisier, A., Fernandez-Hart, T., Ramponi, R., Galzerano, G., Nunn, J., Booth, M. J., Osellame, R., Eaton, S. M. & Salter, P. S., 1 Sep 2017, In : Optics Letters. 42, 17, p. 3451-3453 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Theory of noise suppression in Λ -type quantum memories by means of a cavity

Nunn, J., Munns, J. H. D., Thomas, S. E., Kaczmarek, K. T., Qiu, C., Feizpour, A., Poem, E., Brecht, B., Saunders, D. E. J., Ledingham, P. M., Reddy, D. V., Raymer, M. G. & Walmsley, I. A., 31 Jul 2017, In : Physical Review A. 96, 1, 012338.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
15 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Cavity-enhanced room-temperature broadband Raman memory

Saunders, D. J., Munns, J. H. D., Champion, T. F. M., Qiu, C., Kaczmarek, K. T., Poem, E., Ledingham, P. M., Walmsley, I. A. & Nunn, J., 4 Mar 2016, In : Physical Review Letters. 116, 9, p. 1-5 5 p., 090501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Citations (Scopus)
11 Downloads (Pure)

Composably secure time-frequency quantum key distribution

Walk, N., Barrett, J. & Nunn, J., 29 Sep 2016, arXiv, p. 1609.09436.

Research output: Working paper

Editorial: Building Quantum Networks

Walmsley, I. A. & Nunn, J., 21 Oct 2016, In : Physical Review Applied. 6, 4, 1 p., 040001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Gigahertz optical memory with up to 20 dB gain via molecular quenching in caesium vapour

Thomas, S., Munns, JHD., Kaczmarek, KT., Qiu, C., Brecht, B., Feizpour, A., Ledingham, PM., Walmsley, IA., Nunn, J. & Saunders, DJ., 2016, arXiv, p. 1610.03743.

Research output: Working paper

In situ characterization of an optically thick atom-filled cavity

Munns, JHD., Qiu, C., Ledingham, PM., Walmsley, IA., Nunn, J. & Saunders, DJ., 2016, In : Physical Review A. 93, 1, p. 013858 1 p., 013858.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Quantum memories: emerging applications and recent advances

Heshami, K., England, D. G., Humphreys, P. C., Bustard, P. J., Acosta, V. M., Nunn, J. & Sussman, B. J., 12 Nov 2016, In : Journal of Modern Optics. 63, 20, p. 2005-2028 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

109 Citations (Scopus)

Theory of noise suppression in $$$ Lambda$$-type quantum memories by means of a cavity

Nunn, J., Thomas, S., Munns, JHD., Kaczmarek, KT., Qiu, C., Feizpour, A., Poem, E., Brecht, B., Saunders, DJ. & Ledingham, PM., 2016, arXiv, p. 1601.00157.

Research output: Working paper

2015

Broadband noise-free optical quantum memory with neutral nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond

Poem, E., Weinzetl, C., Klatzow, J., Kaczmarek, K. T., Munns, J. H. D., Champion, T. F. M., Saunders, D. J., Nunn, J. & Walmsley, I. A., 8 May 2015, In : Physical Review B : Condensed Matter and Materials Physics. 91, 20, 205108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Interfacing GHz-bandwidth heralded single photons with a warm vapour Raman memory

Michelberger, P. S., Champion, T. F. M., Sprague, M. R., Kaczmarek, K. T., Barbieri, M., Jin, X. M., England, D. G., Kolthammer, W. S., Saunders, D. J., Nunn, J. & Walmsley, I. A., 1 Apr 2015, In : New Journal of Physics. 17, 043006.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Citations (Scopus)

Nonclassical correlations between terahertz-bandwidth photons mediated by rotational quanta in hydrogen molecules

Bustard, P. J., Erskine, J., England, D. G., Nunn, J., Hockett, P., Lausten, R., Spanner, M. & Sussman, B. J., 15 Mar 2015, In : Optics Letters. 40, 6, p. 922-925 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Citations (Scopus)

Tomography of photon-number resolving continuous-output detectors

Humphreys, P. C., Metcalf, B. J., Gerrits, T., Hiemstra, T., Lita, A. E., Nunn, J., Nam, S. W., Datta, A., Kolthammer, W. S. & Walmsley, I. A., 21 Oct 2015, In : New Journal of Physics. 17, 10, 103044.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Ultrahigh and persistent optical depths of cesium in Kagomé-type hollow-core photonic crystal fibers

Kaczmarek, K. T., Saunders, D. J., Sprague, M. R., Kolthammer, W. S., Feizpour, A., Ledingham, P. M., Brecht, B., Poem, E., Walmsley, I. A. & Nunn, J., 1 Dec 2015, In : Optics Letters. 40, 23, p. 5582-5585 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Broadband single-photon-level memory in a hollow-core photonic crystal fibre

Sprague, M. R., Michelberger, P. S., Champion, T. F. M., England, D. G., Nunn, J., Jin, X. M., Kolthammer, W. S., Abdolvand, A., Russell, P. S. J. & Walmsley, I. A., 16 Mar 2014, In : Nature Photonics. 8, 4, p. 287-291 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Citations (Scopus)

Continuous-variable quantum computing in optical time-frequency modes using quantum memories

Humphreys, P. C., Kolthammer, W. S., Nunn, J., Barbieri, M., Datta, A. & Walmsley, I. A., 25 Sep 2014, In : Physical Review Letters. 113, 3, 130502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient Raman generation in a waveguide: A route to ultrafast quantum random number generation

England, D. G., Bustard, P. J., Moffatt, D. J., Nunn, J., Lausten, R. & Sussman, B. J., Feb 2014, In : Applied Physics Letters. 104, 5, 051117.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Compact entanglement distillery using realistic quantum memories

Chakhmakhchyan, L., Guérin, S., Nunn, J. & Datta, A., 11 Oct 2013, In : Physical Review A: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 88, 4, 042312.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Efficient optical pumping and high optical depth in a hollow-core photonic-crystal fibre for a broadband quantum memory

Sprague, M. R., England, D. G., Abdolvand, A., Nunn, J., Jin, X. M., Steven Kolthammer, W., Barbieri, M., Rigal, B., Michelberger, P. S., Champion, T. F. M., Russell, P. S. J. & Walmsley, I. A., May 2013, In : New Journal of Physics. 15, 055013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Enhancing multiphoton rates with quantum memories

Nunn, J., Langford, N. K., Kolthammer, W. S., Champion, T. F. M., Sprague, M. R., Michelberger, P. S., Jin, X. M., England, D. G. & Walmsley, I. A., 25 Mar 2013, In : Physical Review Letters. 110, 13, 133601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Citations (Scopus)

Entang-bling: Observing quantum correlations in room-temperature solids

Walmsley, I. A., Lee, K. C., Sprague, MR., Sussman, BJ., Nunn, J., Langford, NK., Jin, X-M., Champion, T., Michelberger, P., Reim, KF., England, DG. & Jaksch, D., 2013, In : Journal of Physics: Conference Series. 442, 1, 012004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

From photons to phonons and back: A THz optical memory in diamond

England, D. G., Bustard, P. J., Nunn, J., Lausten, R. & Sussman, B. J., 9 Dec 2013, In : Physical Review Letters. 111, 24, 243601.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

Large-alphabet time-frequency entangled quantum key distribution by means of time-to-frequency conversion

Nunn, J., Wright, L. J., Söller, C., Zhang, L., Walmsley, I. A. & Smith, B. J., 1 Jul 2013, In : Optics Express. 21, 13, p. 15959-15973 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Citations (Scopus)

Quantum engineering: Diamond envy

Nunn, J., 10 Feb 2013, In : Nature Physics. 9, 3, p. 136-137 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Quantum random bit generation using energy fluctuations in stimulated Raman scattering

Bustard, P. J., England, D. G., Nunn, J., Moffatt, D., Spanner, M., Lausten, R. & Sussman, B. J., 2 Dec 2013, In : Optics Express. 21, 24, p. 29350-29357 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Sequential path entanglement for quantum metrology

Jin, X. M., Peng, C. Z., Deng, Y., Barbieri, M., Nunn, J. & Walmsley, I. A., 7 May 2013, In : Scientific Reports. 3, 1779.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Citations (Scopus)

Strategies for enhancing quantum entanglement by local photon subtraction

Bartley, T. J., Crowley, P. JD., Datta, A., Nunn, J., Zhang, L. & Walmsley, I., 13 Feb 2013, In : Physical Review A. 87, 2, p. 022313

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Compact continuous-variable entanglement distillation

Datta, A., Zhang, L., Nunn, J., Langford, N. K., Feito, A., Plenio, M. B. & Walmsley, I. A., 8 Feb 2012, In : Physical Review Letters. 108, 6, 060502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Citations (Scopus)

High-fidelity polarization storage in a gigahertz bandwidth quantum memory

England, D. G., Michelberger, P. S., Champion, T. F. M., Reim, K. F., Lee, K. C., Sprague, M. R., Jin, X. M., Langford, N. K., Kolthammer, W. S., Nunn, J. & Walmsley, I. A., 28 Jun 2012, In : Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics. 45, 12, 124008.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Macroscopic non-classical states and terahertz quantum processing in room-temperature diamond

Lee, K. C., Sussman, B. J., Sprague, M. R., Michelberger, P., Reim, K. F., Nunn, J., Langford, N. K., Bustard, P. J., Jaksch, D. & Walmsley, I. A., Jan 2012, In : Nature Photonics. 6, 1, p. 41-44 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Citations (Scopus)

Multipulse addressing of a raman quantum memory: configurable beam splitting and efficient readout

Reim, K. F., Nunn, J., Jin, X-M., Michelberger, PS., Champion, TFM., England, D. G., Lee, KC., Kolthammer, WS., Langford, NK. & Walmsley, IA., 2012, In : Physical Review Letters. 108, 26, 263602.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Citations (Scopus)

Quantum diamonds

Nunn, J. & Walmsley, I., 2012, In : Optics and Photonics News. 23, 10, p. 34-41 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Entangling macroscopic diamonds at room temperature

Lee, K. C., Sprague, M. R., Sussman, B. J., Nunn, J., Langford, N. K., Jin, X. M., Champion, T., Michelberger, P., Reim, K. F., England, D., Jaksch, D. & Walmsley, I. A., 2 Dec 2011, In : Science. 334, 6060, p. 1253-1256 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

170 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated photonic sensing

Thomas-Peter, N., Langford, N. K., Datta, A., Zhang, L., Smith, B. J., Spring, J. B., Metcalf, B. J., Coldenstrodt-Ronge, H. B., Hu, M. & Nunn, J., 2011, In : New Journal of Physics. 13, 5, 055024.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Citations (Scopus)

Single-photon-level quantum memory at room temperature

Reim, KF., Michelberger, P., Lee, KC., Nunn, J., Langford, NK. & Walmsley, IA., 25 Jul 2011, In : Physical Review Letters. 107, 5, p. 053603

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

152 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Comparing phonon dephasing lifetimes in diamond using transient coherent ultrafast phonon spectroscopy

Lee, KC., Sussman, B. J., Nunn, J., Lorenz, VO., Reim, K., Jaksch, D., Walmsley, IA., Spizzirri, P. & Prawer, S., 2010, In : Diamond and Related Materials. 19, 10, p. 1289-1295 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Citations (Scopus)