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Quantum beats and metrology in a rapidly rotating Nitrogen-Vacancy center

  • Weijun Cheng
  • Tian Tian
  • Zhihai WangEmail author
Regular Article

Abstract

In this paper, we study the dynamical behavior and quantum metrology in a rotating Nitrogen-Vacancy (NV) center system which is subject to an external magnetic field. Based on the recently realized rapid rotation of nano-rotor [J. Ahn, Z. Xu, J. Bang, Y.-H. Deng, T. M. Hoang, Q. Han, R.-M. Ma, T. Li, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 033603 (2018) and R. Reimann, M. Doderer, E. Hebestreit, R. Diehl, M. Frimmer, D. Windey, F. Tebbenjohanns, L. Novotny, Phys. Rev. Lett. 121, 033602 (2018)], the frequency of the rotation is close to that of the intrinsic frequency of the NV center system, we predict the quantum beats phenomenon in the time domain and show that the quantum metrology can be enhanced by the superposition effect in our system.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Quantum Sciences and School of Physics, Northeast Normal UniversityChangchunP.R. China
  2. 2.School of Science, Changchun UniversityChangchunP.R. China

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