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Seeing diamond defects

The high-resolution imaging of individual colour centres in diamond using stimulated emission depletion microscopy is set to offer new insights into the physics underlying solid-state light emitters.

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Figure 1: Stimulated emission depletion microscopy can perform high-resolution imaging of individual nitrogen-vacancy colour centres in diamond.

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Sandoghdar, V. Seeing diamond defects. Nature Photon 3, 133–134 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2009.13

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