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AMO/QO Physics Seminar

"Fiber-optic cellular thermometry with nitrogen--vacancy diamonds"

Mr. Sean Blakley
Texas A&M University


The nitrogen--vacancy diamond (NVD) offers a unique platform for spatially resolved cellular thermometry. The NVD provides a bright, chemically inert, photostable single-photon fluorescent emitter with fluorescence intensity that is sensitive the temperature environment around the diamond. By attaching an NVD to an optical fiber with integrated microwave transmission line, we are able to make temperature measurements with micron scale spatial resolution and millikelvin accuracies at kelvin-per-millisecond response times, opening the door for high sensitivity, high resolution thermal imaging of cellular environments.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
IQSE 578, 11:30 AM
Mitchell Physics Building

Institute for Quantum Science and Engineering
Texas A&M University

(Sandwiches, salad, and soda to be served at 11:30 a.m.)