Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies

Helping you understand, create, and characterize nanomaterials

Optical Spectroscopies and Quantum Optics Experiments of Individual Semiconductor Nanostructures and Quantum Defects

A range of capabilities to characterize fundamental and quantum optical properties of individual nanoscale materials

Characterize fundamental and quantum optical properties including colloidal nanocrystals, quantum dots, nanowires, carbon nanotubes, 2D materials, and solitary quantum defects in wide variety of solid state hosts.

Advanced Optical Imaging and Spectroscopy Capabilities include:

Supported Quantum Optical Capabilities include:

Technical Specifications:

Contacts: Han Htoon

Research Highlights:
Tunable room-Temperature single-photon emission at telecom wavelengths from sp 3 defects in carbon nanotubes
He, X.; Hartmann, N. F.; Ma, X.; Kim, Y.; Ihly, R.; Blackburn, J. L.; Gao, W.; Kono, J.; Yomogida, Y.; Hirano, A.; Tanaka, T.; Kataura, H.; Htoon, H.; Doorn, S. K. Nature Photonics 2017, 11 (9), 577–582.

Photophysics of Thermally-Assisted Photobleaching in "giant" Quantum Dots Revealed in Single Nanocrystals
Orfield, N. J.; Majumder, S.; McBride, J. R.; Yik-Ching Koh, F.; Singh, A.; Bouquin, S. J.; Casson, J. L.; Johnson, A. D.; Sun, L.; Li, X.; Shih, C. K.; Rosenthal, S. J.; Hollingsworth, J. A.; Htoon, H. ACS Nano 2018, 12 (5), 4206-4217.

Carbon nanotube color centers in plasmonic nanocavities: A path to photon indistinguishability at telecom bands
Luo, Y.; He, X.; Kim, Y.; Blackburn, J. L.; Doorn, S. K.; Htoon, H.; Strauf, S. Nano Letters 2019, 19 (12), 9037–9044.

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