Publications

2016
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

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 – arXiv – pdf

See also this related Viewpoint in Physics by Simon Benjamin.

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

Een Belltest met alle achterdeurtjes dicht
Bas Hensen & Ronald Hanson
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde April, 110 (2016)

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
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.

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

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.

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
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 arXiv pdf
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.

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

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.

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
Door meten tot quantumverstrengeling
Tim Hugo Taminiau & Ronald Hanson
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde November, 430 (2013)

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.

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

Een geflipt elektron leeft langer
G. de lange, T. van der Sar, R. Hanson
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde Januari, 4 (2012)
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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.

2011
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.

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

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

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
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

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

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
Quantumcircuitjes bouwen in een elektronenmicroscoop
Toeno van der Sar, Erwin Heeres, Tjerk Oosterkamp, Ronald Hanson
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Natuurkunde November, 408, (2009)
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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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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
The Diamond Age of Spintronics
David D. Awschalom, Ryan Epstein, Ronald Hanson
Scientific American 297, 84 (2007)
online – pdf

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

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

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.

Publications