33.   Spectroscopic insight of low energy electron emission from diamond surfaces

G. Wan, M. Cattelan, A. Croot, H. Dominguez-Andrade, S.S. Nicley, K. Haenen, N.A. Fox

Carbon Vol. 185,  pp 376-383 (2021)

32.   Gigahertz-bandwidth optical memory in Pr³⁺:Y₂SiO₅

M. Nicolle, J.N. Becker, C. Weinzetl, I.A. Walmsley, P.M. Ledingham

Optics Letters Vol. 46, Issue 12, pp 2948-2951 (2021), arXiv:2102.13113

31.   Microscopic processes during ultra-fast laser generation of Frenkel defects in diamond

B. Griffiths, A. Kirkpatrick, S.S. Nicley, R.L Patel, J.M. Zajac, G.W. Morley, M.J. Booth, P.S. Salter, J.M. Smith




30.   Impact of methane concentration on surface morphology and boron incorporation of heavily boron-

doped single crystal diamond layers

R. Rouzbahani, S.S. Nicley, D.E.P. Vanpoucke, F. Lloret, P. Pobedinskas, D. Araujo, K. Haenen

Carbon, Vol. 172,  pp 463-473 (2021)


29.   The silicon vacancy center in diamond 

J.N Becker, E. Neu

Diamond for Quantum Applications Part 1 Vol. 103, pp 201-236 (2020)

28.   X-ray absorption near edge structure and extended X-ray absorption fine structure studies of P doped

(111) diamond 

S. Shikata, K. Yamaguchi, A. Fujiwara, Y. Tamenori, K. Tsuruta, T. Yamada, S.S. Nicley, K. Haenen, S. Koizumi

Diamond and Related Materials, Vol. 105, 107769, (2020

27.   Photogenerated charge collection on diamond electrodes with covalently linked chromophore


J. Raymakers, A. Artemenko, F. Verstraeten, H. Krysova, J. Cermák, S.S. Nicley, D. Lopez-Carballeira, A. Kromka, K. Haenen, L. Kavan, W. Maes, B. Rezek

Electrochimica Acta, Vol. 337, 135762, (2020)

26.   Silicon-vacancy color centers in phosphorus-doped diamond 

A. Flatae, S. Lagomarsino, F. Sledz, N. Soltani, S. Nicley, K. Haenen, R. Rechenberg, M. Becker, S. Sciortino, N. Gelli, L. Giutini, F. Taccetti, M. Agio

Diamond and Related Materials, 107797    6    2020

25.   Transform-limited photons from a coherent tin-vacancy spin in diamond

M.E. Trusheim, B. Pingault, N.H. Wan, L.D. Santis, R. Debroux, D. Gangloff, C. Purser, K.C. Chen, M. Walsh, J.J. Rose, J.N. Becker, B. Lienhard, .E Bersin, I. Paradeisanos, G. Wang, D. Lyzwa, A.R.P. Montblanch, G. Malladi, H. Bakhru, A. Ferrari, I. Walmsley, D. Englund
Physical Review Letters 124, 023602 (2020)


24.   Laser writing of individual nitrogen-vacancy defects in diamond with near-unity yield 

Y. Chen, B. Griffiths, L. Weng, S.S. Nicley, S.N. Ishmael, Y. Lekhai, S. Johnson, C.J. Stephen, B.L. Green, G.W. Morley, M.E. Newton, M.J. Booth, P.S. Salter, J.M. Smith

Optica 6 (5), pp 662-667 (2019), arXiv:1807.04028

23.   Growth of boron-doped diamond films on gold-coated substrates with and without gold nanoparticle


S.S. Nicley, S. Drijkoningen, P. Pobedinskas, J. Raymakers, W. Maes, K. Haenen

Crystal Growth & Design 19 (6), 3567-3575 (2019)

22.   Can europium atoms form luminescent centres in diamond: A combined theoretical–experimental


D.E.P. Vanpoucke, S.S. Nicley, J. Raymakers, W. Maes, K. Haenen

Diamond and Related Materials 94, 233-241 (2019), arXiv:1904.10227

21.   Experimental demonstration of quantum effects in the operation of microscopic heat engines 

J. Klatzow, J.N. Becker, P.M. Ledingham, C. Weinzetl, K.T. Kaczmarek, D.J. Saunders, J. Nunn, I.A. Walmsley, R. Uzdin, E. Poem

Physical Review Letters 122 (11), 110601 (2019)arXiv:1710.08716 

20.   Coherent Control and Wave Mixing in an Ensemble of Silicon-Vacancy Centers in Diamond 

C. Weinzetl, J. Görlitz, J.N. Becker, I.A. Walmsley, E. Poem, J. Nunn, C. Becher

Physical Review Letters 122 (6), 063601 (2019)arXiv:1805.12227


19.   Two-Way Photonic Interface for Linking the  Transition at 422 nm to the Telecommunication  Band 

T.A. Wright, R.J.A. Francis-Jones, C.B.E. Gawith, J.N. Becker, P.M. Ledingham, P.G.R. Smith, J. Nunn, P.J. Mosley, B. Brecht, I.A. Walmsley

Physical Review Applied 10 (4), 044012 (2018)arXiv:1802.07947

18.   Functionalization of boron-doped diamond with a push–pull chromophore via Sonogashira and

CuAAC chemistry

J. Raymakers, H. Krysova, A. Artemenko, J. Čermák, S.S. Nicley, P. Verstappen, S. Gielen, A. Kromka, K. Haenen, L. Kavan, W. Maes, B. Rezek

RSC advances 8 (58), pp 33276-33290 (2018)

17.   All-optical control of the silicon-vacancy spin in diamond at millikelvin temperatures 

J.N. Becker, B. Pingault, D. Groß, M. Gündoğan, N. Kukharchyk, M. Markham, A. Edmonds, M. Atatüre, P. Bushev, C. Becher

Physical Review Letters 120 (5), 053603 (2018), arXiv:1708.08263


16.   Catalyst stability benchmarking for the oxygen evolution reaction: the importance of backing

electrode material and dissolution in accelerated aging studies 

S. Geiger, O. Kasian, A.M. Mingers, S.S. Nicley, K. Haenen, K.J.J. Mayrhofer, S. Cherevko

ChemSusChem 10 (21), pp 4140-4143 (2017)

15.   Expanding the scope of diamond surface chemistry: Stille and Sonogashira cross-coupling reactions

J. Raymakers, A. Artemenko, S.S. Nicley, P. Štenclová, A. Kromka, K. Haenen, W. Maes, B. Rezek

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121 (42), pp 23446-23454 (2017)

14.   Coherence Properties and Quantum Control of Silicon Vacancy Color Centers in Diamond 

J.N. Becker, C. Becher

Physica Status Solidi (a) 214, 1700586 (2017), arXiv:1709.10321

13.   Coherent control of the silicon-vacancy spin in diamond

B. Pingault, D.D. Jarausch, C. Hepp, L. Klintberg, J.N. Becker, M Markham, C. Becher, M. Atatüre

Nature Communications 8, 15579 (2017), arXiv:1701.06848

12.   Direct nucleation of hexagonal boron nitride on diamond: Crystalline properties of hBN nanowalls 

D.Q. Hoang, S. Korneychuk, K.J. Sankaran, P. Pobedinskas, S. Drijkoningen, S. Turner, M.K. Van Bael, J. Verbeeck, S.S. Nicley, K. Haenen

Acta Materialia 1270, pp 17-24 (2017)


11.   Ultrafast all-optical coherent control of single silicon vacancy colour centres in diamond 

J.N. Becker, J. Görlitz, C. Arend, M. Markham, C. Becher

Nature Communications 7, 13512 (2016), arXiv:1603.00789


10.   Low-noise quantum frequency down-conversion of indistinguishable photons 

B. Kambs, J. Kettler, M. Bock, J.N. Becker, C. Arend, A. Lenhard, S.L. Portalupi, M. Jetter, P. Michler, C. Becher

Optics Express 24 (19), pp 22250-22260 (2016)


9.      Elucidation of the growth mechanism of sputtered 2D hexagonal boron nitride nanowalls 

D.Q. Hoang, P. Pobedinskas, S.S. Nicley, S. Turner, S.D. Janssens, M.K. Van Bael, J. D'Haen, K. Haenen

Crystal Growth & Design 16 (7), pp 3699-3708 (2016)


8.      ​Photoluminescence excitation and spectral hole burning spectroscopy of silicon vacancy centers in


C. Arend, J.N. Becker, H. Sternschulte, D. Steinmüller-Nethl, C. Becher

Physical Review B 94 (4), 045203 (2016), arXiv:1603.04295


7.      ​Site selective growth of heteroepitaxial diamond nanoislands containing single SiV centers 

C. Arend, P. Appel, J.N. Becker, M. Schmidt, M. Fischer, S. Gsell, M. Schreck, C. Becher, P. Maletinsky, E. Neu

Applied Physics Letters 108 (6), 063111 (2016), arXiv:1511.03433


6.      Fabrication and characterization of a corner architecture Schottky barrier diode structure

S. Nicley, S. Zajac, R. Rechenberg, M. Becker, A. Hardy, T. Schuelke, T.A. Grotjohn

physica status solidi (a) 212 (11), pp 2410-2417 (2015)


5.      All-optical formation of coherent dark states of silicon-vacancy spins in diamond 

B. Pingault, J.N. Becker, C.H.H. Schulte, C. Arend, C. Hepp, T. Godde, A.I. Tartakovskii, M. Markham, C. Becher, M. Atatüre

Physical Review Letters 113 (26), 263601 (2014), arXiv:1409.4069

4.     The effect of substrate temperature and growth rate on the doping efficiency of single crystal boron

doped diamond 

S.N. Demlow, R Rechenberg, T Grotjohn

Diamond and related materials 49, pp19-24 (2014)


3.      Heavy Phosphorus Doping by Epitaxial Growth on the (111) Diamond Surface

TA Grotjohn, DT Tran, MK Yaran, S.N. Demlow, T Schuelke

Diamond and Related Materials 44, pp 129-133 (2014)


2.      Electronic structure of the silicon vacancy color center in diamond 

C. Hepp, T. Müller, V. Waselowski, J.N. Becker, B. Pingault, H. Sternschulte, D. Steinmüller-Nethl, A. Gali, J.R. Maze, M. Atatüre, C. Becher

Physical Review Letters 112 (3), 036405 (2014), arXiv:1310.3106



1.     Electronic Structure of Ternary Rhodium Hydrides with Lithium and Magnesium

J.N. Becker, J Bauer, A Giehr, PI Chu, N Kunkel, M Springborg, H. Kohlmann

Inorganic Chemistry 53 (2), pp 1135-1143 (2013)