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Colloque IQ: Alex Sushkov

Date : 29 August 2018

Type : Séminaires

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Alex Sushkov Boston UniversityTalk title: Measurements of ultra-slow spin dynamics in 2D dipolar spin ensemblesAbstract: We observe remarkably slow local spin dynamics in a two-dimensional disordered many-body dipolar spin system, formed by naturally-occurring electronic spins on the surface of a diamond crystal. Shallow NV centers are used to access individual spins, or small spin sub-ensembles. Effective disorder and spin-spin interactions can be controlled by driving the spin system. Local spin diffusion is suppressed by up to a factor of 100, compared to the timescale given by the spin-spin interactions. This slow-down of spin relaxation can dramatically improve the sensitivity of nanoscale-resolution quantum sensing.

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