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Lookup NU author(s): Claire Meara,
Dr Mark Rayson,
Professor Patrick Briddon,
Professor Jon Goss
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by American Physical Society, 2020.
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© 2020 American Physical Society.Diamond samples containing silicon and nitrogen are shown to be heavily photochromic, with the dominant visible changes due to simultaneous change in total SiV0/-concentration. The photochromism treatment is not capable of creating or destroying SiV defects, and thus we infer the presence of the optically inactive SiV2-. We measure spectroscopic signatures we attribute to substitutional silicon in diamond, and identify a silicon-vacancy complex decorated with a nearest-neighbor nitrogen SiVN, supported by theoretical calculations.
Author(s): Breeze BG, Meara CJ, Wu XX, Michaels CP, Gupta R, Diggle PL, Dale MW, Cann BL, Ardon T, D'haenens-Johansson UFS, Friel I, Rayson MJ, Briddon PR, Goss JP, Newton ME, Green BL
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Physical Review B
Online publication date: 21/05/2020
Acceptance date: 05/05/2020
Date deposited: 29/06/2020
ISSN (print): 2469-9950
ISSN (electronic): 2469-9969
Publisher: American Physical Society
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