Quantum Photonics Laboratory
Professor Dirk R. Englund


Journal Publications


  1. Mihir Pant, Hari Krovi, Dirk Englund, Saikat Guha, Rate-distance tradeoff and resource costs for all-optical quantum repeaters, Physical Review A 95, No.1 (2017) [PRA EDITORS’ SUGGESTION]
  2. Ren-Jye Shiue, Dmitri K. Efetov, Gabriele Grosso, Cheng Peng, Kin-Chung Fong, and Dirk Englund, ”Active 2D Materials for On-Chip Nanophotonics and Quantum Optics,” Nanophotonics nanoph-2016-0172 (2017)
  3. Mihir Pant, Don Towsley, Dirk Englund, and Saikat Guha, ”Percolation thresholds for photonic quantum computing,”  arXiv:1701.03775v1 (2017)
  4. Amanuel M. Berhane, Kwang-Yong Jeong, Zoltán Bodrog, Saskia Fiedler, Tim Schröder, Noelia Vico Triviño, Tomás Palacios, Adam Gali, Milos Toth, Dirk Englund, and Igor Aharonovich, ”Bright room-temperature single photon emission from defects in gallium nitride,” Advanced Materials 10.1002/adma.201605092  – [Cover Image] (2017)
  5. Tim Schroder, Matthew E. Trusheim, Michael Walsh, Luozhou Li, Jiabao Zheng, Marco Schukraft, Jose L. Pacheco, Ryan M. Camacho, Edward S. Bielejec, Alp Sipahigil, Ruffin E. Evans, Denis D. Sukachev, Christian T. Nguyen, Mikhail D. Lukin, and Dirk Englund, “Scalable Focused Ion Beam Creation of Nearly Lifetime-Limited Single Quantum Emitters in Diamond Nanostructures,”  Nature Communications 8, 15376 (2017) [In the Press: Larry Hardesty / MIT news, Michael Byrne /  Vice News, Chelsea Gohd / Futurism, ..]
  6. M. Hamed Mohammady*, Hyeongrak Choi*, Matthew E. Trusheim, Abolfazl Bayat, Dirk Englund, Yasser Omar A low-control and robust quantum refrigerator, and applications with electronic spins in diamond arxiv:1702.06141 (2017). *equal contributors
  7. Sara L. Mouradian and Dirk Englund, ”A Tunable Waveguide-Coupled Cavity Design for Efficient Spin-Photon Interfaces in Photonic Integrated Circuits,” APL Photonics 2, 046103 (2017)
  8. Tim Schroder, Michael Walsh, Jiabao Zheng, Sara Mouradian, Luozhou Li, Girish Malladi, Hassaram Bakhru, Ming Lu, Aaron Stein, Mikkel Heuck, and Dirk Englund, ”Scalable Fabrication of Coupled NV Center – Photonic Crystal Cavity Systems by Self-Aligned N Ion Implantation,” Optical Materials Express  7, 5 (2017) [Selected as May 2017 OSA Spotlight on Optics]
  9. Hyeongrak Choi, Mikkel Heuck, and Dirk Englund, Self-similar nanocavity design with ultrasmall mode volume for single-photon nonlinearities, Physical Review Letters 118, 223605 (2017). [In the Press:  NEWS AND COMMENTARY by Mark Buchanan; “Nano-Booster fur das Lichtfeld“, by Dirk Eidemuller of Pro-Physik; Larry Hardesty / MIT News;   ]
  10. Edward H. Chen, Hannah A. Clevenson, Kerry A. Johnson, Linh M. Pham, Dirk R. Englund, Philip R. Hemmer, Danielle A. Braje, High-sensitivity, spin-based electrometry with an ensemble of nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond, Phys. Rev. A 95, 053417 (2017)
  11. Evan D. Walsh, Dmitri K. Efetov, Gil-Ho Lee, Mikkel Heuck, Jesse Crossno, Thomas A. Ohki, Philip Kim, Dirk Englund, and Kin Chung Fong, “Graphene-based Josephson junction single photon detector ,” Phys. Rev. Applied 8, 024022 (2017).  APS Physics Highlight by Katherine Wright
  12. Yichen Shen*, Nicholas C. Harris*, Scott Skirlo, Mihika Prabhu, Tom Baehr-Jones, Michael Hochberg, Xin Sun, Shijie Zhao, Hugo Larochelle, Dirk Englund, and Marin Soljacić, ”Deep Learning with Coherent Nanophotonic Circuits,” Nature Photonics AOP (2017); *equal authors; [In the news: David Chandler / MIT News ; Matthew Hutson / Science News: “Computer chip mimics human brain, with light beams for neuron”; Jesse Dunietz / Scientific American; ACM TechNews; Artificial Intelligence; See also Nature Photonics News & Views by David A.B. Miller]
  13. Mihir Pant*, Hyongrak Choi*, Saikat Guha, and Dirk Englund, ”Percolation based architecture for cluster state quantum computation using photon-mediated entanglement between atomic memories,” arXiv:1704.07292 (2017). *Equal authors. [SciRate]
  14. Nicholas C. Harris, Gregory R. Steinbrecher, Mihika Prabhu, Yoav Lahini, Jacob Mower, Darius Bunandar, Changchen Chen, Franco N. C. Wong, Tom Baehr-Jones, Michael Hochberg, Seth Lloyd, and Dirk Englund “Quantum transport simulations in a large-scale programmable nanophotonic processor,”  Nature Photonics 11, 447–452  (2017) [In the News: MIT; Belle Dumet / Nanotechweb; Sandra Henderson/Novus Light; Nature Photonics News & Views by David A.B. Miller]
  15. Anders Nysteen, Dara P. S. McCutcheon, Mikkel Heuck, Jesper Mørk, and Dirk R. Englund, ”Limitations of two-level emitters as non-linearities in passive two-photon controlled phase gates,” Phys. Rev. A 95, 062304 (2017)
  16. Xuetao Gan, Hannah Clevenson, and Dirk Englund, “A Polymer Photonic Crystal Nanocavity for Precision Strain Sensing,” ACS Photonics 4 (7) (2017)
  17. Sara Mouradian*, Noel Wan*, Tim Schroder, and Dirk Englund, ”Rectangular Photonic Crystal Nanobeam Cavities in Bulk Diamond,” Applied Physics Letters 111, 021103  (2017). * Equal contributors
  18. Jiabao Zheng, Andreas C. Liapis, Edward H. Chen, Charles T. Black, and Dirk Englund, ”Near-unity collection efficiency from quantum emitters in bulk diamond using chirped circular dielectric gratings,” accepted for publication in Optics Express, arXiv:1706.07566  [SciRate] (2017)
  19. Jelena Notaros, Jacob Mower, Mikkel Heuck, Cosmo Lupo, Nicholas C. Harris, Gregory R. Steinbrecher, Darius Bunandar, Tom Baehr-Jones, Michael Hochberg, Seth Lloyd, and Dirk Englund, ”Programmable dispersion on a photonic integrated circuit for classical and quantum applications ,”  Optics Express Vol. 25, Issue 18, pp. 21275-21285 (2017)
  20. Darius Bunandar, Anthony Lentine, Catherine Lee, Hong Cai, Christopher Long, Nicholas Boynton, Nicholas Martinez, Christopher DeRose, Changchen Chen, Matthew Grein, Douglas Trotter, Andrew Starbuck, Andrew Pomerene, Scott Hamilton, Franco N. C. Wong, Ryan Camacho, Paul Davids, Junji Urayama, Dirk Englund, ”Metropolitan quantum key distribution with silicon photonics,” ArXiv:708.00434 [quant-ph]; under review (2017)
  21. Yaqing Bie, Gabriele Grosso, Mikkel Heuck, Marco Furchi, Yuan Cao, Jiabao Zheng, Darius Bunandar , Efren Navarro-Moratalla, Lin Zhou, Dmitri Efetov, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Jing Kong, Dirk Englund, and Pablo Jerillo-Herrero, ”A MoTe2 based light emitting diode and photodetector for silicon photonic integrated circuits,”  Nature Nanotechnology 10.1038/nnano.2017.209 (2017)
  22. Je-Hyung Kim, Shahriar Aghaeimeibodi, Christopher J. K. Richardson, Richard P. Leavitt, Dirk Englund, Edo Waks, ”Hybrid integration of solid-state quantum emitters on a silicon photonic chip,” arXiv:1708.04614 (2017)
  23. Mihir Pant, Hari Krovi, Don Towsley, Leandros Tassiulas, Liang Jiang, Prithwish Basu, Dirk Englund, Saikat Guha, “Routing entanglement in the quantum internet,” arXiv:1708.07142 (2017) [SciRate]
  24. Mikkel Heuck, Mihir Pant, and Dirk Englund, “Temporally and frequency multiplexed single photon source using quantum feedback control for scalable photonic quantum technologies,” arXiv:1708.08875 (2017) [SciRate]
  25. L. Marseglia, K. Saha, A. Ajoy, T. Schröder, D. Englund, F. Jelezko, R. Walsworth, J.L. Pacheco, D.L. Perry, E.S. Bielejec, P. Cappellaro, “A bright nanowire single photon source based on SiV centers in diamond,” arXiv:1708.05782 (2017)
  26. Amanuel M. Berhane, Kwang-Yong Jeong, Carlo Bradac, Michael Walsh, Dirk Englund, Milos Toth, Igor Aharonovich, “Photophysics of GaN single photon sources in the visible spectral range,” arXiv:1708.09161 (2017)
  27. Frédéric Peyskens, Darrick Chang, Dirk Englund, “Integrated nanoplasmonic quantum interfaces for room temperature single photon sources,” to appear in Phys. Rev. B, (2017) [arXiv:1708.09487 ]
  28. Hongtao Lin, Yi Song, Yizhong Huang, Derek Kita, Skylar Deckoff-Jones, Kaiqi Wang, Lan Li, Junying Li, Hanyu Zheng, Zhengqian Luo, Haozhe Wang, Spencer Novak, Anupama Yadav, Chung-Che Huang, Ren-Jye Shiue, Dirk Englund, Tian Gu, Daniel Hewak, Kathleen Richardson, Jing Kong, and Juejun Hu, “Chalcogenide Glass-on-Graphene Photonics”, Nature Photonics AOP (2017)
  29. Hannah Clevenson, Linh Pham, Carson Teale, Kerry Johnson, Dirk Englund, and Danielle Braje, Robust High-Dynamic-Range Vector Magnetometry with Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Diamond, under review (2017)
  30. Gabriele Grosso, Hyowon Moon, Benjamin Lienhard, Sajid Ali, Dmitri K. Efetov, Marco M. Furchi, Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, Michael J. Ford, Igor Aharonovich, Dirk Englund, “Tunable and high purity room-temperature single photon emission from atomic defects in hexagonal boron nitride,” Nature Communications 8,  705 (2017)
  31. Amir Karamlou, Matthew E. Trusheim, and Dirk Englund, “Metal-Dielectric Antennas for Ultrafast Photon Collection from Diamond Color Centers,” arXiv:1710.03691  (2017)
  32. Yoav Lahini, Gregory R. Steinbrecher, Adam D. Bookatz, Dirk Englund, High-fidelity Quantum Logic Gates with Interacting Bosons on a 1D Lattice, to appear in Nature Publishing Group Quantum Information Processing (2017)
  33. Masazumi Fujiwara, Oliver Neitzke, Tim Schröder, Andreas W. Schell, Janik Wolters, Jiabao Zheng, Sara Mouradian, Mohamed Almoktar, Shigeki Takeuchi, Dirk Englund, and Oliver Benson, ”Fiber-Coupled Diamond Micro-Waveguides toward an Efficient Quantum Interface for Spin Defect Centers,” ACS Omega 2 (10), pp 7194–7202 (2017)
  34. D. K. Efetov, R.-J. Shiue, Y. Gao, B. Skinner, E. Walsh, H. Choi, J. Zheng, C. Tan, G. Grosso, C. Peng, J. Hone, K. C. Fong, D. Englund, “High-Speed Bolometry Based on Johnson Noise Detection of Hot Electrons in Cavity-Coupled Graphene,”  arXiv:1711.02142 (2017)
  35. Young Duck Kim, Yuanda Gao, Ren-Jye Shiue, Lei Wang, Ozgur Burak Aslan, Myung-Ho Bae, Hyungsik Kim, Dongjea Seo, Heon-Jin Choi, Suk Hyun Kim, Andrei Nemilentsau, Tony Low, Cheng Tan, Dmitri K. Efetov, Takashi Taniguchi, Kenji Watanabe, Kenneth L. Shepard, Tony F. Heinz, Dirk Englund, James Hone, “Ultrafast Graphene Light Emitter,” arXiv:1710.08599v1 (2017)
  36. Noel H. Wan, Brendan J. Shields, Donggyu Kim, Sara Mouradian, Benjamin Lienhard, Michael Walsh, Hassaram Bakhru, Tim Schröder, Dirk Englund, “Efficient Extraction of Light from a Nitrogen-Vacancy Center in a Diamond Parabolic Reflector”, arXiv:1711.01704v1 (2017)


  1. Hannah Clevenson, Edward H. Chen, Florian Dolde, Carson Teale, Dirk Englund, and Danielle Braje, “Diamond-nitrogen-vacancy electronic and nuclear spin-state anticrossings under weak transverse magnetic fields,” Phys. Rev. A (Rapid Communications) 94, 021401 (2016)
  2. Diego Scarabelli, Matt Trusheim, Ophir Gaathon, Dirk Englund, and Shalom J. Wind, “Nanoscale Engineering of Closely-Spaced Electronic Spins in Diamond,” Nano Letters ASAP (2016)
  3. Benjamin Lienhard, Tim Schröder, Sara Mouradian, Florian Dolde, Toan Trong Tran, Igor Aharonovich, and Dirk Englund, “Bright and photostable single-photon emitter in silicon carbide,” Optica 3  (7) (2016)
  4. M. Schukraft, J. Zheng, T. Schröder, S. L. Mouradian, M. Walsh, M. E. Trusheim, H. Bakhru, and D. R. Englund, “Invited Article: Precision nanoimplantation of nitrogen vacancy centers into diamond photonic crystal cavities and waveguides,” APL Photonics 1, 020801 (2016)
  5. Sinan Karaveli, Ophir Gaathon, Abraham Wolcott, Reyu Sakakibara, Or A. Shemesh, Darcy S. Peterka, Edward S. Boyden, Jonathan S. Owen, Rafael Yuste, and Dirk Englund, “Modulation of nitrogen vacancy charge state and fluorescence in nanodiamonds using electrochemical potential,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) Vol. 115, No. 15 (2016)
  6. Rishi N. Patel, Tim Schröder, Noel Wan, Luozhou Li, Sara L. Mouradian, Edward H. Chen, Dirk R. Englund, “Efficient Photon Coupling from a Diamond Nitrogen Vacancy Centre by Integration with Silica Fibre,” Light: Science & Applications 5, e16032 (2016). (ArXiv)
  7. Tim Schröder, Sara L. Mouradian, Jiabao Zheng, Matthew E. Trusheim, Michael Walsh, Edward H. Chen, Luozhou Li, Igal Bayn, and Dirk Englund,”Quantum nanophotonics in diamond [Invited]”, Journal of the Optical Society of America B Vol. 33, Issue 4, pp. B65-B83 (2016)
  8. Nicholas C. Harris, Darius Bunandar, Mihir Pant, Greg R. Steinbrecher, Jacob Mower, Mihika Prabhu, Tom Baehr-Jones, Michael Hochberg, and Dirk Englund, “Large-scale quantum photonic circuits in silicon,”  Nanophotonics 5 (3) (2016)
  9.  Mihir Pant and Dirk Englund, High Dimensional Unitary Transformations and Boson Sampling on Temporal Modes using Dispersive Optics, Phys. Rev. A 93, 043803 (2016)
  10. Toan Trong Tran, Christopher ElBadawi, Daniel Totonjian, Charlene J Lobo, Gabriele Grosso, Hyowon Moon, Dirk R. Englund, Michael J. Ford, Igor Aharonovich, Milos Toth, “Robust multicolor single photon emission from point defects in hexagonal boron nitride,” ACS Nano (2016)
  11. Igor Aharanovich, Dirk Englund, and Milos Toth, ”Solid state single-photon emitters,” Nature Photonics 10, 631–641 (2016) [on the cover]
  12. Mohammad Soltani, Richard Soref, Tomas Palacios, and Dirk Englund, ”AlGaN/AlN integrated photonics platform for the ultraviolet and visible spectral range,” Optics Express 24 (22), pp. 25415-25423 (2016)
  13. Sara Mouradian, Tim Schroder, Jiabao Zheng, Tsung-Ju Lu, Hyeongrak Choi, Noel Wan, Michael Walsh, Eric Bersin, and Dirk Englund, ”NV-based quantum memories coupled to photonic integrated circuits,” Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9920 992014-1 (2016)
  14. Cheng Peng, Dmitri K. Efetov, Sebastien Nanot, Ren-Jye Shiue, Gabriele Grosso, Yafang Yang, Marek Hempel, Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, Jing Kong, Frank H. L. Koppens, and Dirk Englund, ”Self-aligned local electrolyte gating of 2D materials with nanoscale resolution,” arXiv:1610.07646 (2016)
  15. Catherine Lee, Darius Bunandar, Zheshen Zhang, Gregory R. Steinbrecher, P. Ben Dixon, Franco N. C. Wong, Jeffrey H. Shapiro, Scott A. Hamilton, Dirk Englund, ”High-rate field demonstration of large-alphabet quantum key distribution,” arXiv:1611.01139 (2016)
  16. Matthew E. Trusheim, Dirk Englund, ”Wide-Field Strain Imaging with Preferentially-Aligned Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Polycrystalline Diamond,” New Journal of Physics 18 123023 (2016).  arXiv:1611.01108


  1. Jacob Mower*, Nicholas C. Harris*, Gregory R. Steinbrecher*, Yoav Lahini, Dirk Englund, “High-fidelity quantum state evolution in imperfect photonic integrated circuits ,” Phys. Rev. A 92, 032322 (2015); [ArXiv:1406.3255]. *equal contributors
  2. Yuan Huang, Eli Sutter, Norman N. Shiue, Jiabao Zheng, Tianzhong Yang, Dirk Englund, Hong-Jun Gao, and Peter Sutter, Reliable Exfoliation of Large-Area High-Quality Flakes of Graphene and Other Two-Dimensional Materials, ACS Nano ASAP (2015)
  3. Sara L. Mouradian*, Tim Schröder*, Carl B. Poitras, Luozhou Li, Jordan Goldstein, Edward H. Chen, Jaime Cardenas, Matthew L. Markham, Daniel J. Twitchen, Michal Lipson, and Dirk Englund, Scalable integration of long-lived quantum memories into a photonic circuit,  Phys. Rev. X 5, 031009 (2015). *equal contributors
  4. High-resolution optical spectroscopy using multimode interference in a compact tapered fibre, Noel H. Wan, Fan Meng, Ren-Jye Shiue, Edward H. Chen, Tim Schröder, and Dirk Englund, Nature Communications 6, 7762 (2015). In the news: 2Physics
  5. Ren-Jye Shiue, Yuanda Gao, Yifei Wang, Cheng Peng, Alexander D. Robertson, Dimitri Efetov, Solomon Assefa, Frank H. L. Koppens, James Hone, and Dirk Englund, “High-Responsivity Graphene-Boron Nitride Photodetector and Autocorrelator in a Silicon Photonic Integrated Circuit,” Nano Lett. 2015, 15, 7288−7293 (2015)
  6. Photonic crystal cavity-assisted upconversion infrared photodetector, Xuetao Gan, Xinwen Yao, Ren-Jye Shiue, Fariba Hatami, and Dirk Englund, Optics Express 23, 10,12998-13004 (2015). In the news: Laser Focus World
  7. Broadband Magnetometry and Temperature Sensing with a Light Trapping Diamond Waveguide, Hannah Clevenson, Matthew E. Trusheim, Tim Schröder, Carson Teale, Danielle Braje, and Dirk Englund, Nature Physics 11  (2015). In the news: MIT News. Winner of R&D100 Award 2016!
  8. One-dimensional photonic crystal cavities in single-crystal diamond, Luozhou Li*, Tim Schröder*, Edward H. Chen*, Hassaram Bakhru, Dirk Englund, Photonics and Nanostructures – Fundamentals and Applications, DOI: 10.1016/j.photonics.2015.03.002. *equal contributors
  9. Practical high-dimensional quantum key distribution with decoy states, Darius Bunandar, Zheshen Zhang, Jeffrey H. Shapiro, and Dirk Englund, Phys. Rev. A 91, 022336 (2015)
  10. Yuanda Gao, Ren-Jye Shiue, Xuetao Gan, Luozhou Li, Cheng Peng, Inanc Meric, Lei Wang, Attila Szep, Dennis Walker Jr., James Hone, and Dirk Englund,  High-Speed Electro-Optic Modulator Integrated with Graphene-Boron Nitride Heterostructure and Photonic Crystal NanocavityNano Letters 15 (3), pp 2001–2005 (2015)
  11. Catherine Lee, Jacob Mower, Zheshen Zhang, Jeffrey H. Shapiro, Dirk Englund,  Finite-key analysis of high-dimensional time–energy entanglement-based quantum key distribution, Quantum Information Processing 14, 1005 (2015)
  12. Efficient Photon Collection from a Nitrogen Vacancy Center in a Circular Bullseye Grating, Luozhou Li*, Edward H. Chen*, Jiabao Zheng, Sara L. Mouradian, Florian Dolde, Tim Schröder, Sinan Karaveli, Matthew L. Markham, Daniel J. Twitchen, Dirk Englund, Nano Letters 15, 3, pp 1493–1497 (2015) *equal contributors. In the news: Nanotechweb,, PhysicsWorld
  13. Coherent spin control of a nanocavity-enhanced qubit in diamond, L. Li*, T. Schröder*, Ed. H. Chen*, M. Walsh, I. Bayn, J. Goldstein, O. Gaathon, M. E. Trusheim, M. Lu, J. Mower, M. Cotlet, M. L. Markham, D. J. Twitchen, D. Englund, Nature Communications 6, 6173 (2015). *equal contributors. In the news: BNL Newsroom, MIT News, Laser Focus World,, SciTechDaily, Materials Today, Nanotechnology Now, Department of Energy News
  14. Generation of Ensembles of Individually Resolvable Nitrogen Vacancies Using Nanometer-Scale Apertures in Ultrahigh-Aspect Ratio Planar Implantation Masks, Igal Bayn*, Edward H. Chen*, Matthew E. Trusheim*, Luozhou Li, Tim Schröder, Ophir Gaathon, Ming Lu, Aaron Stein, Mingzhao Liu, Kim Kisslinger, Hannah Clevenson, and Dirk Englund, Nano Letters 15, 3, pp 1751–1758 (2015). *equal contributors. Highlighted in Department of Energy “Quantum Building Blocks”.
  15. On-chip detection of non-classical light by scalable integration of single-photon detectors, Faraz Najafi*, Jacob Mower*, Nicholas C. Harris, Francesco Bellei, Andrew Dane, Catherine Lee, Xiaolong Hu, Prashanta Kharel, Francesco Marsili, Solomon Assefa, Karl K. Berggren, and Dirk Englund, Nature Communications 6, 5873 (2015). In the news: Front page of MIT, MIT News,, Nanowerk, SciTechDaily, Motherboard, Noticias de la Ciencia y la Technologia, New Electronics, NanoTechWeb *equal contributors
  16. Nanofabrication on unconventional substrates using transferred hard masks, Luozhou Li, Igal Bayn, Ming Lu, Chang-Yong Nam, Tim Schröder, Aaron Stein, Nicholas C. Harris, and Dirk Englund, Scientific Reports 5, 7802 (2015)
  17. Nonlocal cancellation of multi-frequency-channel dispersion, Xiaolong Hu, Tian Zhong, Franco N. C. Wong, Xiang Mao, Prashanta Kharel, Zhenda Xie, Xinan Xu, Chee Wei Wong, and Dirk R. Englund, Phys. Rev. A 91, 013809 (2015)
  18. Photon-efficient quantum key distribution using time–energy entanglement with high-dimensional encoding, Tian Zhong, Hongchao Zhou, Robert D. Horansky, Catherine Lee, Varun B. Verma, Adriana E. Lita, Alessandro Restelli, Joshua C. Bienfang, Richard P. Mirin, Thomas Gerrits, Sae Woo Nam, Francesco Marsili, Matthew D. Shaw, Zheshen Zhang, Ligong Wang, Dirk Englund, Gregory W. Wornell, Jeffrey H. Shapiro and Franco N. C. Wong, New J. Phys. 17, 022002 (2015)


  1. Entanglement-based Quantum Communication Secured by Nonlocal Dispersion Cancellation, Catherine Lee, Z. Zhang, G. Steinbrecher, H. Zhou, J. Mower, T. Zhong, L. Wang, X. Hu, R. D. Horansky, V. B. Verma, A. E. Lita, R. P. Mirin, F. Marsili, M. D. Shaw, S. W. Nam, G. W. Wornell, F. N. C. Wong, J. H. Shapiro, and D. Englund, Phys. Rev. A 90, 062331 (2014)
  2. Surface Structure of Aerobically Oxidized Diamond Nanocrystals, Abraham Wolcott, Theanne Schiros, Matthew E. Trusheim, Edward H. Chen, Dennis Nordlund, Rosa E. Diaz, Ophir Gaathon, Dirk Englund, and Jonathan S. Owen, J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 26695 (2014)
  3. Fabrication of Triangular Nanobeam Waveguide Networks in Bulk diamond Using Single-Crystal Silicon Hard Masks, I. Bayn, S. Mouradian, L. Li, J.A. Goldstein, T. Schröder, J. Zhang, E.H.Chen, O. Gaathon, M. Lu, A. Stein, C.A. Ruggiero, J. Salzman, R. Kalish, D. Englund, Applied Physics Letters 105, 21 (2014)
  4. An integrated source of spectrally filtered correlated photons for large scale quantum photonic systems, Nicholas C. Harris, Davide Grassani, Angelica Simbula, Mihir Pant, Matteo Galli, Tom Baehr-Jones, Michael Hochberg, Dirk Englund, Daniele Bajoni, and Christophe Galland, Phys. Rev. X 4, 041047 (2014). In the news: MIT EECS News
  5. Broadband coherent absorption in chirped-planar-dielectric cavities for 2D-material-based photovoltaics and photodetectors, Jiabao Zheng, Robert A. Barton, and Dirk Englund, ACS Photonics 1, 768 (2014)
  6. Dynamic Nuclear Spin Polarization of Liquids and Gases in Contact with Nanostructured Diamond, Daniel Abrams, Matthew Edwin Trusheim, Dirk Englund, Mark D. Shattuck, and Carlos Andres Meriles, Nano Letters 14, 2471 (2014)
  7. Efficient, compact and low loss thermo-optic phase shifter in silicon, Nicholas C. Harris, Yangjin Ma, Jacob Mower, Tom Baehr-Jones, Dirk Englund, Michael Hochberg, and Christophe Galland, Optics Express 22, 10487 (2014)
  8. Waveguide-Integrated Photonic Crystal Spectrometer With Camera Readout, Fan Meng, Ren-Jye Shiue, Noel Wan, Luozhou Li, Jing Nie, Nicholas Harris, Edward Chen, Tim Schröder, Nadia Pervez, Ioannis Kymissis, and Dirk Englund, Applied Physics Letters 105, 051103 (2014)
  9. High sensitivity gas sensor based on a high-Q suspended polymer photonic crystal nanocavity, Hannah Clevenson, Pierre Desjardins, Xuetao Gan, and Dirk Englund, Applied Physics Letters 104, 241108 (2014). In the news: Eurekalert,,
  10. Unconditional Security of Time-energy Entanglement Quantum Key Distribution using Dual-basis Interferometry, Zheshen Zhang, Jacob Mower, Dirk Englund, Franco N. C. Wong, Jeffrey H. Shapiro, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 120506 (2014)
  11. General method for simultaneous optimization of light trapping and carrier collection in an ultra-thin film organic photovoltaic cell, Cheng-Chia Tsai, Richard R. Grote, Jonathan H. Beck, Ioannis Kymissis, Richard M. Osgood Jr., and Dirk Englund, J. Appl. Phys. 116, 023110 (2014)


  1. Enhanced Photodetection in Graphene-Integrated Photonic Crystal Cavity, Ren-Jye Shiue, Xuetao Gan, Yuanda Gao, Luozhou Li, Xinwen Yao, Attila Szep, Dennis Walker, Jr., James Hone, and Dirk Englund, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 241109 (2013)
  2. Controlling the Spontaneous Emission Rate of Monolayer MoS2 in a Photonic Crystal Nanocavity, Xuetao Gan, Yuanda Gao, Kin Fai Mak, Xinwen Yao, Ren-Jye Shiue, Arend van der Zande, Matthew Trusheim, Fariba Hatami, Tony F. Heinz, James Hone, and Dirk Englund, Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 181119 (2013).
  3. Scalable Fabrication of High Purity Diamond Nanocrystals with Long-Spin-Coherence Nitrogen Vacancy Centers, Matthew E. Trusheim*, Luozhou Li*, Abdelghani Laraoui, Edward H. Chen, Ophir Gaathon, Hassaram Bakhru, Tim Schröder, Carlos A. Meriles, and Dirk Englund, Nano Letters 14, 32 (2013). * equal contributors. In the news: NanoTechWeb, PhysicsWorld, Nature News Feature
  4. Chip-integrated ultrafast graphene photodetector with high responsivity, X. Gan, R.J. Shiue, Y. Gao, I. Meric, T. F. Heinz, K. Shepard, J. Hone, S. Assefa, & D. Englund, Nature Photonics 7, 883 (2013). In the news: MIT News, Nature, Nature Photonics News and Views, Nanowerk, Gizmodo,, LiveMint , IEEE Spectrum,, RD Magazine, NanotechWeb, MIT Technology Review, Investorintel, NPR Marketplace, Photonics Spectra
  5. Controlled light-matter interaction in graphene electro-optic devices using nanophotonic cavities and waveguides, Xuetao Gan, Ren-Jye Shiue, Yuanda Gao, Solomon Assefa, James Hone and Dirk Englund, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics on Graphene Optoelectronics (2013) [11th most downloaded IEEE Selected Topics paper in Aug. 2013.]
  6. Reactive ion etching: optimized diamond membrane fabrication for transmission electron microscopy, L. Li, M. Trusheim , O. Gaathon, K. Kisslinger, C.-J. Cheng, M. Lu, D. Su, X. Yao, H.-C. Huang, I. Bayn, A. Wolcott, R. M. Osgood, Jr., and D. Englund, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 36, 06FF01 (2013). [Among July 2013 Top 20 Most Downloaded articles]
  7. High-dimensional quantum key distribution using dispersive optics, J. Mower, Z. Zhang, P. Desjardins, C. Lee, J. H. Shapiro, D. Englund, Phys. Rev. A 87, 062322 (2013)
  8. Wide-field multispectral super-resolution imaging using spin-dependent fluorescence in nanodiamonds, E. H. Chen, O. Gaathon, M. E. Trusheim, and D. Englund, Nano Letters 13, 2073 (2013)
  9. Nanophotonic Filters and Integrated Networks in Flexible 2D Polymer Photonic Crystals, X. Gan, H. Clevenson, C.-C. Tsai, L. Li, and D. Englund, Scientific Reports 3, 2145 (2013)
  10. Near-infrared Hong-Ou-Mandel interference on a silicon quantum photonic circuit, X. Xu, Z. Xie, J. Zheng, J. Liang, T. Zhong, M. Yu, S. Kocaman, G.-Q. Lo, D.-L. Kwong, D. R. Englund, F. N. C. Wong, and C. W. Wong, Optics Express 21, 5014 (2013)
  11. High-Contrast Electro-Optic Modulation of a Photonic Crystal Nanocavity by Electrical Gating of Graphene, Xuetao Gan, Ren-Jye Shiue, Yuanda Gao, Kin Fai Mak, Xinwen Yao, Luozhou Li, Attila Szep, Dennis Walker Jr., James Hone, Tony F. Heinz, and Dirk Englund, Nano Letters 13, 691 (2013). In the news: NanoTechWeb
  12. Timekeeping with electron spin states in diamond, J. S. Hodges, N. Y. Yao, D. Maclaurin, C. Rastogi, M. D. Lukin, and D. Englund, Phys. Rev. A 87, 032118 (2013). In the news: PRA Highlight, Nature research highlight


  1. N. P. de Leon, B. J. Shields, Chun L. Yu, D. Englund, A. V. Akimov, M. D. Lukin, and H. Park, ”Tailoring Light-Matter Interaction with a Nanoscale Plasmon Resonator,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 226803 (2012)
  2. Strong enhancement of light-matter interaction in graphene coupled to a photonic crystal nanocavity, X. Gan, K. F. Mak, Y. Gao, Y. You, F. Hatami, J. Hone, T. F. Heinz, and D. Englund, Nano Letters 12, 5626 (2012). In the news: NanoTechWeb
  3. Long-lived nitrogen vacancy spin coherence in high-purity diamond membranes, Jonathan Hodges, Luozhou Li, Ming Lu, Edward H. Chen, Matthew E. Trusheim, S. Allegri, Xinwen Yao, O. Gaathon, Hassaram Bakhru, and Dirk Englund, New Journal of Physics 14, 093004 (2012)
  4. A high-resolution spectrometer based on a compact planar two dimensional photonic crystal cavity array, Xuetao Gan, Nadia Pervez, Ioannis Kymissis, Fariba Hatami, and Dirk Englund, Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 23 (2012). In the news: Nature Photonics Highlight
  5. Ion-Exfoliated Single-Crystal-Diamond Membranes Exhibiting Nitrogen-Vacancy Color Centers, O. Gaathon, J. S. Hodges, E. H. Chen, L. Li, S. Bakhru, H. Bakhru, D. Englund, and R. M. Osgood Jr., Optical Materials 35, 361(2013)
  6. Ultrafast photon-photon interaction in a strongly coupled quantum dot-cavity system, D. Englund, A. Majumdar, M. Bajcsy, A. Faraon, P. Petroff, and J. Vuckovic, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 093604 (2012)
  7. Tailoring light-matter interaction with a nanoscale plasmon resonator, N. P. de Leon, B. J. Shields, C. L. Yu, D. Englund, A. V. Akimov, M. D. Lukin, and H. Park, Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 226803 (2012)
  8. Nonlinear Temporal Dynamics of Strongly Coupled Quantum Dot-Cavity System, Arka Majumdar, Dirk Englund, Michal Bajcsy, and Jelena Vuckovic, Phys. Rev. A 85, 033802 (2012)
  9. All Optical Switching With a Single Quantum Dot Strongly Coupled to a Photonic Crystal Cavity, Arka Majumdar, Michal Bajcsy, Dirk Englund, and Jelena Vuckovic, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, 18, 1812 (2012)


  1. Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexed Quantum Key Distribution Using Entangled Photons, J. Mower, F.N.C Wong, J. H. Shapiro, and D. Englund, arXiv:1110.4867 (2011)
  2. Directional free-space coupling from photonic crystal waveguides, C.-C. Tsai, J. Mower, and D. Englund, Optics Express 19, 20586 (2011)
  3. Efficient generation of single and entangled photons on a silicon photonic integrated chip, J. Mower and D. Englund, Phys. Rev. A 84, 052326 (2011)
  4. Integrated quantum optical networks based on quantum dots and photonic crystals, Andrei Faraon, Arka Majumdar, Dirk Englund, Erik Kim, Michal Bajcsy, Jelena Vuckovic, New Journal of Physics 13, 044025 (2011)

2010 (Publications from previous positions)

  1. Analysis of the Purcell effect in photonic and plasmonic crystals with losses, H. Iwase, D. Englund, and J. Vuckovic, Optics Express 18, 16546 (2010)
  2. Linewidth broadening of a quantum dot coupled to an off-resonant cavity, A. Majumdar, A. Faraon, E. Kim, D. Englund, H. Kim, P. Petroff, and J. Vuckovic, Phys. Rev. B 82, 045306 (2010)
  3. Deterministic coupling of a single nitrogen vacancy center to a photonic crystal cavity, Dirk Englund, Brendan Shields, Kelley Rivoire, Fariba Hatami, Jelena Vuckovic, Hongkun Park, and Mikhail D. Lukin, Nano Letters 10, 3922 (2010)
  4. Resonant excitation of a quantum dot strongly coupled to a photonic crystal nanocavity, D. Englund, A. Majumdar, A. Faraon, M. Toishi, N. Stoltz, P. Petroff, and J. Vuckovic, Physical Review Letters 104, 073904 (2010)

2009 (Publications from previous positions)

  1. An optical modulator based on a single strongly coupled quantum dot – cavity system in a p-i-n junction, D. Englund, A. Faraon, A. Majumdar, N. Stoltz, P. Petroff, and J. Vuckovic, Optics Express 17, 18651 (2009)
  2. Electrically controlled modulation in a photonic crystal nanocavity, Dirk Englund, Bryan Ellis, Elizabeth Edwards, Tomas Sarmiento, James S. Harris, David A.B. Miller, and Jelena Vuckovic, Optics Express 17, 15409 (2009)
  3. Single photon nonlinear optics on photonic crystal chips, Dirk Englund, Andrei Faraon, Ilya Fushman, and Jelena Vuckovic, SPIE Newsroom/Nanotechnology (2009)
  4. Time-resolved lasing action from single and coupled photonic crystal nanocavity array lasers emitting in the telecom-band, D. Englund, H. Altug, and J. Vuckovic, Journal of Applied Physics 105, 093110 (2009)
  5. High-brightness single photon source from a quantum dot in a directional-emission nanocavity, M. Toishi, D. Englund, Andrei Faraon, and Jelena Vuckovic, Optics Express 17, 14618 (2009)
  6. Quantum dots in photonic crystals: From quantum information processing to single photon nonlinear optics, D. Englund, I. Fushman, A. Faraon, and J. Vuckovic, Photonics and Nanostructures — Fundamentals and Applications 7, 56 (2009)

2008 (Publications from previous positions)

  1. Coherent generation of non-classical light on a chip via photon-induced tunnelling and blockade, A. Faraon, I. Fushman, D. Englund, Nick Stoltz, Pierre Petroff, and Jelena Vuckovic, Nature Phys. 4, 859 (2008)
  2. Conditional phase shift with a single quantum dot, I. Fushman, D. Englund, A. Faraon, N. Stoltz, P. Petroff, and J. Vuckovic, Science 30, 769 (2008). In the news: Stanford Report, CompoundSemi News, Technology Research News,, Semiconductor International,
  3. Quantum dot—photonic crystal chips for quantum information processing, Dirk Englund, Andrei Faraon, Ilya Fushman, and Jelena Vuckovic, SPIE Newsroom (2008)
  4. Ultrafast Photonic Crystal Lasers, Dirk Englund, Hatice Altug, Bryan Ellis, Jelena Vuckovic, Laser & Photonics Reviews 2, 264 (2008)
  5. Dipole induced transparency in waveguide coupled photonic crystal cavities, A. Faraon, I. Fushman, D. Englund, N. Stoltz, P. Petroff, and J. Vuckovic, Optics Express 16, 12154 (2008)
  6. Spontaneous Emission Control in High-Extraction Efficiency Plasmonic Crystals, Hideo Iwase, Dirk Englund, and Jelena Vuckovic, Optics Express 16, 426 (2008)
  7. Local Tuning of Photonic Crystal Cavities Using Chalcogenide Glasses, A. Faraon, D. Englund, D. Bulla, B. Luther-Davies, B. Eggleton, N. Stoltz, P. Petroff, and J. Vuckovic, Appl. Phys. Lett. 92, 043123 (2008)

2007 (Publications from previous positions)

  1. Controlling cavity reflectivity with a single quantum dot, D. Englund, A. Faraon, I. Fushman, N. Stoltz, P. Petroff, and J. Vuckovic, Nature 450, 857 (2007). In the news: Stanford Report,; Q&A, further information about the research
  2. Efficient Terahertz Room-Temperature Photonic Crystal Nanocavity Laser, D. Englund, H. Altug, I. Fushman, and J. Vuckovic, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 071126 (2007). In the news: Laser Focus World
  3. Low-Threshold Surface-Passivated Photonic Crystal Nanocavity Laser, D. Englund, H. Altug, and J. Vuckovic, Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 071124 (2007)
  4. Generation and Transfer of Single Photons on a Photonic Crystal Chip, D. Englund, A. Faraon, B. Zhang, Y. Yamamoto, and J. Vuckovic, Optics Express 15, 5550 (2007)
  5. Local Quantum Dot Tuning on Photonic Crystal Chips, A. Faraon, D. Englund, I. Fushman, N. Stoltz, P. Petroff, and J. Vuckovic, Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 213110 (2007). In the news: Science Editors’ Choice
  6. Efficient Photonic Crystal Cavity-Waveguide Couplers, A. Faraon, E. Waks, D. Englund, I. Fushman, and J. Vuckovic, Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 073102 (2007)
  7. Genetic Optimization of Photonic Bandgap Structures, J. Goh, I. Fushman, D. Englund, J. Vuckovic, Optics Express 15, 8218 (2007)
  8. Ultrafast nonlinear optical tuning of photonic crystal cavities, I. Fushman, E. Waks, D. Englund, N. Stoltz, P. Petroff, and J. Vuckovic, Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 091118 (2007)
  9. Dynamics of Quantum Dot Photonic Crystal Lasers, B. Ellis, I. Fushman, D. Englund, B. Zhang, Y. Yamamoto, and J. Vuckovic, Appl. Phys. Lett. 90, 151102 (2007)

2006 (Publications from previous positions)

  1. Ultrafast Photonic Crystal Nanolasers, H. Altug, D. Englund, J. Vuckovic, Nature Phys. 2, 484 (2006). In the News: Cover story of Nature Physics, Nature Photonics Research Highlight, Laser Focus World December 2006 issue, Laser Focus World October 2007 issue
  2. Generation and manipulation of nonclassical light using photonic crystals, J. Vuckovic, D. Englund, D. Fattal, E. Waks, and Y. Yamamoto, Physica E 32, 466 (2006)
  3. A direct analysis of photonic nanostructures, D. Englund and J. Vuckovic, Optics Express 14, 3472 (2006)

2005 (Publications from previous positions)

  1. General recipe for designing photonic crystal cavities, D. Englund, I. Fushman, and J. Vuckovic, Optics Express 13, 5961 (2005). In the news: Nature research highlight , Nature Physics News and Views
  2. Coupling of PbS quantum dots to photonic crystal cavities at room temperature, I. Fushman, D. Englund, and J. Vuckovic, Appl. Phys. Lett 87, 241102 (2005)
  3. Controlling the Spontaneous Emission Rate of Single Quantum Dots in a 2D Photonic Crystal, D. Englund, D. Fattal, E. Waks, G. Solomon, B. Zhang, T. Nakaoka, Y. Arakawa, Y. Yamamoto, and J. Vuckovic, Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 013904 (2005)


Link to published patents

Book Chapters

  1. Spontaneous Emission Control in a Plasmonic Structure, H. Iwase, Y. Gong, D. Englund, and J. Vuckovic, book chapter in Nanoscale Photonics and Optoelectronics, (Springer Verlag, 2010).
  2. Photonic crystal microcavity light sources, H. Altug, D. Englund, and J. Vuckovic, book chapter in Comprehensive Semiconductor Science and Technology, edited by P. Bhattacharya, Elsevier (2010)
  3. Physics and applications of quantum dots in photonic crystals, D. Englund et al, book chapter in Single Semiconductor Quantum Dots, edited by P. Michler, Nanoscience & Tech. (Springer Verlag, 2009).
  4. Quantum Information Processing With Quantum Dots in Photonic Crystals, J. Vuckovic, D. Englund, A. Faraon, I. Fushman, and E. Waks, Invited book chapter in Semiconductor Quantum Bits, edited by Oliver Benson and Fritz Henneberger (Pan Stanford Publishing, 2008).


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