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2017

68. Realistic parameter regimes for a single sequential quantum repeater
Filip Rozpędek, Kenneth Goodenough, Jérémy Ribeiro, Norbert Kalb, Valentina Caprara Vivoli, Andreas Reiserer, Ronald Hanson, Stephanie Wehner, David Elkouss
arXiv:1705.00043 (2017)
arXiv – pdf

67. Multiplexed entanglement generation over quantum networks using multi-qubit nodes
Suzanne B. van Dam, Peter C. Humphreys, Filip Rozpędek, Stephanie Wehner, Ronald Hanson
Quantum Sci. Technol. 2, 034002 (2017)
online arXiv – pdf

66. Entanglement Distillation between Solid-State Quantum Network Nodes
Norbert Kalb, Andreas A. Reiserer, Peter C. Humphreys, Jacob J. W. Bakermans, Sten J. Kamerling, Naomi H. Nickerson, Simon C. Benjamin, Daniel J. Twitchen, Matthew Markham, Ronald Hanson
Science 356, 928 (2017)
online arXiv – pdf

65. Design and low-temperature characterization of a tunable microcavity for diamond-based quantum networks
Stefan Bogdanović, Suzanne B. van Dam, Cristian Bonato, Lisanne C. Coenen, Anne-Marije J. Zwerver, Bas Hensen,  Madelaine S. Z. Liddy, Thomas Fink,   Andreas Reiserer, Marko Lončar, and Ronald Hanson
Appl. Phys. Lett. 110, 171103 (2017)
onlinearXiv – pdf

2016

64. Diamond defects cooperate via light
R. Hanson
Science 354, 835 (2016)
onlinepdf

63. Robust Quantum-Network Memory Using Decoherence-Protected Subspaces of Nuclear Spins
Andreas Reiserer, Norbert Kalb, Machiel S. Blok, Koen J. M. van Bemmelen, Tim H. Taminiau, Ronald Hanson, Daniel J. Twitchen, and Matthew Markham
Phys. Rev. X 6, 021040 (2016)
online – arXivpdf

See also this related Viewpoint in Physics by Simon Benjamin.

62. Loophole-free Bell test using electron spins in diamond: second experiment and additional analysis
B. Hensen, N. Kalb, M.S. Blok, A. Dréau, A. Reiserer, R.F.L. Vermeulen, R.N. Schouten, M. Markham, D.J. Twitchen, K. Goodenough, D. Elkouss, S. Wehner, T. H. Taminiau, R. Hanson
Scientific Reports 6, 30289 (2016)
onlinearXivpdf

61. Experimental creation of quantum Zeno subspaces by repeated multi-spin projections in diamond
N. Kalb, J. Cramer, D. J. Twitchen, M. Markham, R. Hanson& T. H. Taminiau
Nature Communications 7, 13111 (2016)
onlinearXiv – pdf

​60. Repeated quantum error correction on a continuously encoded qubit by real-time feedback
J. Cramer, N. Kalb, M.A. Rol, B. Hensen, M. S. Blok, M. Markham, D. J. Twitchen, R. Hanson, T. H. Taminiau
Nature Communications 7, 11526 (2016)
online – arXivpdf

2015

59. Optimized quantum sensing with a single electron spin using real-time adaptive measurements
C. Bonato, M. S. Blok, H. T. Dinani, D. W. Berry, M. L. Markham, D. J. Twitchen and R. Hanson
Nature Nanotechnology 11, 247 (2015)
onlinearXiv – pdf
See also this related News & Views article in Nature Nanotechnology.

58. Loophole-free Bell inequality violation using electron spins separated by 1.3 kilometres
B. Hensen, H. Bernien, A. E. Dréau, A. Reiserer, N. Kalb, M.S. Blok, J. Ruitenberg, R. F. L. Vermeulen, R. N. Schouten, C. Abellán, W. Amaya, V. Pruneri, M. W. Mitchell, M. Markham, D. J. Twitchen, D. Elkouss, S. Wehner, T. H. Taminiau, R. Hanson
Nature 526, 682-686 (2015)
online – arXiv – open data – pdf
More information, including an overview of world-wide media coverage and some nice pictures can be found here.

57. Towards quantum networks of single spins: analysis of a quantum memory with an optical interface in diamond
M. S. Blok, N. Kalb, A. Reiserer, T. H. Taminiau and R. Hanson
Faraday Discuss 184, 173 (2015)
onlinepdf

56. Coherent manipulation, measurement and entanglement of individual solid-state spins using optical fields
W. B. Gao, A. Imamoglu, H. Bernien & R. Hanson
Nature Photonics 9, 363–373 (2015)
online – pdf

2014

55. Unconditional quantum teleportation between distant solid-state qubits
W. Pfaff, B. Hensen, H. Bernien, S. B. van Dam, M. S. Blok, T. H. Taminiau, M. J. Tiggelman, R. N., Schouten, M. Markham, D. J. Twitchen, R. Hanson
Science 345, 532–535 (2014)
online – arXivpdf
See also this perspective article in Science Magazine, and this popular review in The New York Times. More information, including an overview of world-wide media coverage and some nice pictures can be found here.

54. Manipulating a qubit through the backaction of sequential partial measurements and real-time feedback
M.S. Blok, C. Bonato, M.L. Markham, D.J. Twitchen, V.V. Dobrovitski, R. Hanson
Nature Physics 10, 189–193 (2014)
online – arXivpdf
See also this article in Physics World and this Nature Physics news and views.

53. Universal control and error correction in multi-qubit spin registers in diamond
T. H. Taminiau, J. Cramer, T. van der Sar, V. V. Dobrovitski, R. Hanson
Nature Nanotechnology, 9, 171-176 (2014)
onlinearXivpdf
See also this Nature Nanotechnology news and views.

2013

52. Heralded entanglement between solid-state qubits separated by three meters
H. Bernien, B. Hensen, W. Pfaff, G. Koolstra, M. S. Blok, L. Robledo, T. H. Taminiau, M. Markham, D. J. Twitchen, L. Childress, R. Hanson
Nature 497, 86 (2013)
online – arXiv – pdf
See also this commentary by David DiVincenzo and this Nature news story.

51. Diamond NV centers for quantum computing and quantum networks
Lilian Childress and Ronald Hanson
MRS Bulletin 38, 134-138  (2013)
online – pdf

50. Top-down fabrication of plasmonic nanostructures for deterministic coupling to single quantum emitters
W. Pfaff, A. Vos, R. Hanson
Journal of Applied Physics 113, 024310 (2013)
onlinearXiv – pdf

49. Probing dynamics of an electron-spin ensemble via a superconducting resonator
V. Ranjan, G. de Lange, R. Schutjens, T. Debelhoir, J. P. Groen, D. Szombati, D. J. Thoen, T. M. Klapwijk, R. Hanson, L. DiCarlo
Physical Review Letters 110, 067004 (2013)
onlinearXiv – pdf

48. Opening up three quantum boxes causes classically undetectable wavefunction collapse
R. E. George, L. Robledo, O. Maroney, M. Blok, H. Bernien, M. L. Markham, D. J. Twitchen, J. J. L. Morton, G. A. D. Briggs, R. Hanson
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110, 3777 (2013)
onlinearXiv – pdf

47. Demonstration of entanglement-by-measurement of solid state qubits
W. Pfaff, T.H. Taminiau, L. Robledo, H. Bernien, M.L. Markham, D. J. Twitchen, R. Hanson
Nature Physics 9, 29 (2013)
online – arXiv – pdf

2012

46. Detection and control of individual nuclear spins using a weakly coupled electron spin
T. H. Taminiau, J. J. T. Wagenaar, T. van der Sar, F. Jelezko, V. V. Dobrovitski, R. Hanson
Physical Review Letters 109, 137602 (2012)
online – arXiv – pdf

45. Comparison of dynamical decoupling protocols for a nitrogen-vacancy center in diamond
Z.H. Wang, G. de Lange, D. Riste, R. Hanson, V. V. Dobrovitski
Physical Review B 85, 155204 (2012)
online – arXiv – pdf

44. Controlling the quantum dynamics of a mesoscopic spin bath in diamond
G. de Lange, T. van der Sar, M.S. Blok, Z.H. Wang, V.V. Dobrovitski, R. Hanson
Scientific Reports 2, 382 (2012)
online – arXiv – pdf

43. Decoherence-protected quantum gates for a hybrid solid-state spin register
T. van der Sar, Z.H. Wang, M. S. Blok, H. Bernien, T. H. Taminiau, D.M. Toyli, D. A. Lidar, D. D. Awschalom, R. Hanson, V. V. Dobrovitski
Nature 484, 82 (2012)
online – arXivpdf

42. Two-photon quantum interference from separate nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond
H. Bernien, L. Childress, L. Robledo, M. Markham, D. Twitchen, R. Hanson
Physical Review Letters 108, 043604 (2012)
online – arXivpdf
See also this synopsis in Physics.

41. Effect of a nanoparticle on the optical properties of a photonic crystal cavity: theory and experiment
T. van der Sar, J. Hagemeier, W. Pfaff, E. Heeres, S. Thon, H. Kim, P. Petroff, T. Oosterkamp, D. Bouwmeester, R. Hanson
Journal of the Optical Society of America B 29, 698 (2012)
online – pdf

2011

40. High-fidelity projective read-out of a solid-state spin quantum register
L. Robledo, L. Childress, H. Bernien, B. Hensen, P.F. A. Alkemade, R. Hanson
Nature 477, 547 (2011)
online – pdf
See also this related News & Views article in Nature.

39. Deterministic nano-assembly of a coupled quantum emitter – photonic crystal cavity system (Cover article)
T. van der Sar, J. Hagemeier, W. Pfaff, E.C. Heeres, S.M. Thon, H. Kim, P.M. Petroff, T.H. Oosterkamp, D. Bouwmeester, R. Hanson
Applied Physics Letters 98, 193103 (2011)
online – arXiv – cover

38. Single-spin magnetometry with multi-pulse dynamical decoupling sequences
G. de Lange, D. Ristè, V. V. Dobrovitski, R. Hanson
Physical Review Letters 106, 080802 (2011)
online – pdf

37. Spin dynamics in the optical cycle of single nitrogen-vacancy centres in diamond
L. Robledo, H. Bernien, T. van der Sar, R. Hanson
New Journal of Physics 13, 025013 (2011)
online – pdf

2010

36. Universal dynamical decoupling of a single solid-state spin from a spin bath
G. de Lange, Z. H. Wang, D. Ristè, V. V. Dobrovitski, R. Hanson
Science 330, 60 (2010)
online – arXivpdf

35. Control and coherence of the optical transition of single defect centers in diamond
L. Robledo, H. Bernien, I. van Weperen, R. Hanson
Physical Review Letters 105, 177403 (2010)
onlinearXivpdf

34. Bootstrap tomography of high-precision pulses for quantum control
V. V. Dobrovitski, G. de Lange, D. Ristè, R. Hanson
Physical Review Letters 105, 077601 (2010)
online – arXivpdf

2009

33. Decay of Rabi oscillations by dipolar-coupled dynamical spin environments
V.V. Dobrovitski, A.E. Feiguin, R. Hanson, D.D. Awschalom
Physical Review Letters 102, 237601 (2009)
online – arXiv – pdf

32. Mother Nature outgrown
Ronald Hanson
Nature Materials 8, 368 (2009)
online – pdf

31. Nanopositioning of a diamond nanocrystal containing a single nitrogen vacancy defect center
T. van der Sar, E.C. Heeres, G.M. Dmochowski, G. de Lange, L. Robledo, T.H. Oosterkamp, R. Hanson
Applied Physics Letters 94, 173104 (2009)
online – pdf

30. Generation and transport of photoexcited electrons in single-crystal diamond
F.J. Heremans, G.D. Fuchs, C.F. Wang, R. Hanson, D.D. Awschalom
Applied Physics Letters 94, 152102 (2009)
online – arXiv – pdf

2008

29. Single-atom doping for quantum device development in diamond and silicon
C.D. Weis, A. Schuh, A. Batra, A. Persaud, I.W. Rangelow, J. Bokor, C.C. Lo, S. Cabrini, E. Sideras-Haddad, G.D. Fuchs, R. Hanson, D.D. Awschalom, T. Schenkel
J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 26, 2596 (2008)
online – arXivpdf

28. Excited-state spectroscopy using single-spin manipulation in diamond
G.D. Fuchs, V.V. Dobrovitski, R. Hanson, A. Batra, C.D. Weis, T. Schenkel, D.D. Awschalom
Physical Review Letters 101, 117601 (2008)
online – arXiv pdf

27. Quenching spin decoherence in diamond through spin bath polarization
Susumu Takahashi, Ronald Hanson, Johan van Tol, Mark S. Sherwin, David D. Awschalom
Physical Review Letters 101, 047601 (2008).
online – arXivpdf
See also this synopsis in Physics

26. Decoherence dynamics of a single spin versus spin ensemble
V. V. Dobrovitski, A. E. Feiguin, D. D. Awschalom, R. Hanson
Physical Review B 77, 245212 (2008)
online – pdf

25. Coherent manipulation of single spins in semiconductors (Insight Review)
Ronald Hanson and David D. Awschalom
Nature 453, 1043 (2008)
online – arXivpdf

24. Coherent dynamics of a single spin interacting with an adjustable spin bath (cover article)
R. Hanson, V. V. Dobrovitski, A. E. Feiguin, O. Gywat, D. D. Awschalom
Science 320, 352 (2008)
online – pdfsupporting material

2006-2007

23. Fabrication and characterization of two-dimensional photonic crystal microcavities in nanocrystalline diamond
C.F. Wang, R. Hanson, D.D. Awschalom, E.L. Hu, T. Feygelson, J. Yang, J.E. Butler
Applied Physics Letters 91, 201112 (2007)
online – arXivpdf

22.
Spins in few-electron quantum dots

R. Hanson, L. P Kouwenhoven, J. R. Petta, S. Tarucha, and L. M. K. Vandersypen,
Reviews of Modern Physics 79, 1217 (2007) (cover article)
online – arXivpdf

21. Experimental signature of phonon-mediated spin relaxation
T. Meunier, I. T. Vink, L. H. Willems van Beveren, K-J. Tielrooij, R. Hanson, F. H. L. Koppens, H.P. Tranitz, W. Wegscheider, L. P. Kouwenhoven, and L. M. K. Vandersypen
Physical Review Letters 98, 126601 (2007)
online – arXivpdf

20. Universal set of quantum gates for double-dot spin qubits with fixed interdot coupling
R. Hanson and G. Burkard
Physical Review Letters 98, 050502 (2007)
online – arXiv pdf

19. Room-temperature manipulation and decoherence of a single spin in diamond
R. Hanson, O. Gywat, D.D. Awschalom
Physical Review B 74, 161203(R) (2006)
online – arXivpdf

18. Polarization and readout of coupled single spins in diamond
R. Hanson, F.M. Mendoza, R.J. Epstein, D.D. Awschalom
Physical Review Letters 97, 087601 (2006)
online – arXivpdf
See also this related News & Views article in Nature.

17. Single-shot readout of electron spins in a semiconductor quantum dot
R. Hanson, L. H. Willems van Beveren, I. T. Vink, J. M. Elzerman, F. H. L. Koppens, L.P. Kouwenhoven, and L. M. K. Vandersypen
Physica E 34, 1 (2006)
online – arXivpdf

2005-2004

16. Spin filling of a quantum dot derived from excited-state spectroscopy
L. H. Willems van Beveren, R. Hanson, I. T. Vink, F. H. L. Koppens, L. P. Kouwenhoven, and L. M. K. Vandersypen
New Journal of Physics 7, 182 (2005)

15. Control and detection of singlet-triplet mixing in a random nuclear field
F. H. L. Koppens, J. A. Folk, J. M. Elzerman, R. Hanson, L. H. Willems van Beveren, I. T. Vink, H. P. Tranitz, W. Wegscheider, L. P. Kouwenhoven, and L. M. K. Vandersypen
Science 309, 1346 (2005)

14. Electron spins in semiconductor quantum dots
R. Hanson
Ph.D. thesis, Delft University of Technology (2005)

13. Single-shot readout of electron spin states in a quantum dot using spin-dependent tunnel rates
R. Hanson, L. H. Willems van Beveren, I. T. Vink, J. M. Elzerman, W. J. M. Naber, F.H. L. Koppens, L. P. Kouwenhoven and L. M. K. Vandersypen
Physical Review Letters 94, 196802 (2005)

12. Semiconductor few-electron quantum dot operated as a bipolar spin filter
R. Hanson, L. M. K. Vandersypen, L. H. Willems van Beveren, J. M. Elzerman, I. T. Vink, and L. P. Kouwenhoven
Physical Review B 70, 241304(R) (2004)

11. Real-time detection of single electron tunneling using a quantum point contact
L. M. K. Vandersypen, J. M. Elzerman, R. N. Schouten, L. H. Willems van Beveren, R. Hanson, and L. P. Kouwenhoven
Applied Physics Letters 86, 4394 (2004)

10. Tunable few-electron double quantum dots with integrated charge read-out
J. M. Elzerman, R. Hanson, J. S. Greidanus, L. H. Willems van Beveren, S. De Franceschi, L.M. K. Vandersypen, S. Tarucha and L. P. Kouwenhoven
Physica E 25, 135 (2004)

9. Engineering the quantum point contact response to single-electron charging in a few-electron quantum dot circuit
L.-X. Zhang, J. P. Leburton, R. Hanson and L. P. Kouwenhoven
Applied Physics Letters 85, 2628 (2004)

8. Measurement efficiency and n-shot read out of spin qubits
H.-A. Engel, V. Golovach, D. Loss, L.M.K. Vandersypen, J.M. Elzerman, R. Hanson, and L.P. Kouwenhoven
Physical Review Letters 93, 106804 (2004)

7. Single shot read-out of an individual electron spin in a quantum dot
J.M. Elzerman, R. Hanson, L. H. Willems van Beveren, B. Witkamp, L. M. K. Vandersypen, and L.P. Kouwenhoven
Nature 430, 431 (2004)

6. Single-electron charging and detection in a laterally-coupled quantum dot circuit in the few-electron regime
L.-X. Zhang, P. Matagne, J. P. Leburton, R. Hanson, and L. P. Kouwenhoven
Physical Review B 69, 245301 (2004).

5. Excited-state spectroscopy on a nearly-closed quantum dot via charge detection
J.M. Elzerman, R. Hanson, L. M. K. Vandersypen, L. H. Willems van Beveren, and L. P. Kouwenhoven,
Applied Physics Letters 84, 4617 (2004).

2003-2002-2001

4. Zeeman energy and spin relaxation in a one-electron quantum dot
R. Hanson, B. Witkamp, L. M. K. Vandersypen, L. H. Willems van Beveren, J. M. Elzerman, and L. P. Kouwenhoven,
Physical Review Letters 91, 196802 (2003)

3. Few-electron quantum dot circuit with integrated charge read out
J. M. Elzerman, R. Hanson, J. S. Greidanus, L. H. Willems van Beveren, S. De Franceschi, L. M. K. Vandersypen, S. Tarucha, and L. P. Kouwenhoven
Physical Review B 67, 161308(R) (2003)

2. Out-of-equilibrium Kondo effect in a mesoscopic device
S. De Franceschi, R. Hanson, W. G. van der Wiel, J. M. Elzerman, J. J. Wijpkema, T. Fujisawa, S. Tarucha, and L. P. Kouwenhoven
Physical Review Letters 89, 156801 (2002)

1. Investigation of ramp-type Josephson junctions with surface-modified barriers
Y. Soutome, R. Hanson, T. Fukazama, K. Saitoh, A. Tsukamoto, Y. Tarutani, and K. Takagi
IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity 11, 163 (2001)


Populair Articles

6. Een Belltest met alle achterdeurtjes dicht
Bas Hensen & Ronald Hanson
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, April (2016).

5. Quantumcomputers: hoe en wanneer
Ronald Hanson & Floris Zwanenburg,
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, Juni, 179 (2014).

4. Door meten tot quantumverstrengeling
Tim Hugo Taminiau & Ronald Hanson,
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, November (2013).

3. Een geflipt elektron leeft langer
Gijs de Lange, Toeno van der Sar en Ronald Hanson,
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, January (2012).

2. Quantumcircuitjes bouwen in een elektronenmicroscoop
Toeno van der Sar, Erwin Heeres, Tjerk Oosterkamp en Ronald Hanson,
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde, November (2009).

1. The Diamond Age of Spintronics
David D. Awschalom, Ryan Epstein, and Ronald Hanson,
Scientific American (October, 2007).


Proceedings and Book Chapters

7. Control and measurement of electron spins in semiconductor quantum dots
L. P. Kouwenhoven, J. M. Elzerman, R. Hanson, L. H. Willems van Beveren, and L. M. K. Vandersypen
Physica status solidi (b) 243, 3682 (2006)

6. Single-shot readout of electron spins in a semiconductor quantum dot
R. Hanson, J. M. Elzerman, L. H. Willems van Beveren, I. T. Vink, F. H. L. Koppens, L. P. Kouwenhoven, and L. M. K. Vandersypen
AIP Conference Proceedings 850, 1427 (2006)

5. Experiments and simulations on a few-electron quantum dot circuit with integrated charge read-out
R. Hanson, J. M. Elzerman, L. H. Willems van Beveren, L. M. K. Vandersypen, L.-X. Zhang, P. Matagne, J. P. Leburton, and L. P. Kouwenhoven
AIP Conference Proceedings 772, 44 (2005)

4. Semiconductor few-electron quantum dots as spin qubits
J.M. Elzerman, R. Hanson, L. H. Willems van Beveren, L. M. K. Vandersypen, and L. P. Kouwenhoven,
in Quantum Computation in Solid State Systems, B. Ruggiero, P. Delsing, C. Granata, Y. Pashkin and P. Silvestrini (eds.), Springer (2005); ISBN: 0387263322.

3. Determination of the tunnel rates through a few-electron quantum dot
R. Hanson, I. T. Vink, D. P. DiVincenzo, L. M. K. Vandersypen, J. M. Elzerman, L. H. Willems van Beveren, and L. P. Kouwenhoven,
in Quantum Information and Decoherence in Nanosystems, D. C. Glattli, M. Sanqeur and J. Tran Thanh Van (eds.), pp. 145-150 (2005); see also http://arxiv.org/abs/cond-mat/0407793 (2004)

2. Semiconductor few-electron quantum dots as spin qubits
J. M. Elzerman, R. Hanson, L. H. Willems van Beveren, S. Tarucha, L. M. K. Vandersypen, and L. P. Kouwenhoven,
in Quantum Dots: a Doorway to Nanoscale Physics, Lecture Notes in Physics Vol. 667, W.D. Heiss (ed.), Springer Verlag (Berlin, 2005); ISBN: 3540242368

1. Quantum computing with electron spins in quantum dots
L. M. K. Vandersypen, R. Hanson, L. H. Willems van Beveren, J. M. Elzerman, J. S. Greidanus, S. de Franceschi, and L. P. Kouwenhoven,
in Quantum Computing and Quantum Bits in Mesoscopic Systems (Kluwer Academic, New York, 2003);  see also http://arxiv.org/abs/quant-ph/0207059 (2002)