maser lab

Highlights

Continuous-wave room-temperature diamond maser
Jonathan D. Breeze, Enrico Salvadori, Juna Sathian, Neil McN Alford, Christopher W. M. Kay
Nature, 01 Mar 2018

Room-temperature masers based upon photo-excited triplets in organic molecular crystals, such as pentacene-doped p-terphenyl, have poor thermal and mechanical properties and can only operate for short durations typically ~1 ms. Here we demonstrated a room-temperature maser based on optically-pumped nitrogen–vacancy defect centres in diamond that could operate continuously.

Room-temperature solid-state maser
Mark Oxborrow, Jonathan D. Breeze, Neil M. Alford
Nature, 15 Aug 2012

The maser is the microwave-frequency precursor of the now ubiquitous laser. But it had little technological impact compared with the laser because of inconvenience: masers typically require vacuum and cryogenic-temperature operating conditions. Overcoming these obstacles would pave the way for significant maser-based innovations from molecular biology to medicine, security, radio astronomy and quantum technologies. Here we demonstrated the first solid-state room-temperature maser, based on an organic molecular crystal of pentacene-doped p-terphenyl.

Patents

Device and method for generating stimulated
emission of microwave or radio frequency radiation

WO EP US JP GB US9293890B2
Filed 2013-05-24 • Granted 2016-03-22 • Published 2016-03-22

Apparatus and method for establishing quantum oscillations
WO EP US GB US10734778B2
Filed 2017-09-14 • Granted 2020-08-04 • Published 2020-08-04

Room temperature masing using spin-defect centres
WO EP US GB US20210091526A1
Filed 2018-07-26 • Published 2021-03-25

Publications

D. Arroo, N. McN. Alford, J. D. Breeze
Applied Physics Letters  ·  08 Oct 2021
S. Khan, O. Lee, T. Dion, C. W. Zollitsch, S. Seki, Y. Tokura, J. D. Breeze, H. Kurebayashi
Physical Review B  ·  03 Sep 2021
Juna Sathian, Jonathan Breeze, Ben Breeze, Angelo Frangeskou, Gavin Morley, Neil M. Alford
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)  ·  01 Jun 2019
L. V. Abdurakhimov, S. Khan, N. A. Panjwani, J. D. Breeze, M. Mochizuki, S. Seki, Y. Tokura, J. J. L. Morton, H. Kurebayashi
Physical Review B  ·  03 Apr 2019
Jonathan D. Breeze, Enrico Salvadori, Juna Sathian, Neil McN Alford, Christopher W. M. Kay
Nature  ·  01 Mar 2018
Jonathan D. Breeze, Enrico Salvadori, Juna Sathian, Neil McN. Alford, Christopher W. M. Kay
npj Quantum Information  ·  28 Sep 2017
Juna Sathian, Jonathan D. Breeze, Benjamin Richards, Neil McN. Alford, Mark Oxborrow
Optics Express  ·  08 Jun 2017
Enrico Salvadori, Jonathan D. Breeze, Ke-Jie Tan, Juna Sathian, Benjamin Richards, Mei Wai Fung, Gary Wolfowicz, Mark Oxborrow, Neil McN. Alford, Christopher W. M. Kay
Scientific Reports  ·  07 Feb 2017
Stuart Bogatko, Peter D. Haynes, Juna Sathian, Jessica Wade, Ji-Seon Kim, Ke-Jie Tan, Jonathan Breeze, Enrico Salvadori, Andrew Horsfield, Mark Oxborrow
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C  ·  07 Apr 2016
Jonathan Breeze, Ke-Jie Tan, Benjamin Richards, Juna Sathian, Mark Oxborrow, Neil McN Alford
Nature Communications  ·  20 Feb 2015
Evgeniy Donchev, Jing S. Pang, Peter M. Gammon, Anthony Centeno, Fang Xie, Peter K. Petrov, Jonathan D. Breeze, Mary P. Ryan, D. Jason Riley, Neil McN
MRS Energy & Sustainability  ·  30 Apr 2014
Mark Oxborrow, Jonathan D. Breeze, Neil M. Alford
Nature  ·  15 Aug 2012
D. Y. Lei, S. Kéna-Cohen, B. Zou, P. K. Petrov, Y. Sonnefraud, J. Breeze, S. A. Maier, N. M. Alford
Optics Express  ·  08 Feb 2012
Anthony Centeno, Fang Xie, Jonathan Breeze, Neil Alford
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)  ·  01 Dec 2011
Jonathan Breeze, Mark Oxborrow, Neil McN Alford
Applied Physics Letters  ·  12 Sep 2011
Takeshi Shimada, Koji Ichikawa, Tetsuro Minemura, Hiroki Yamauchi, Wataru Utsumi, Yoshinobu Ishii, Jonathan Breeze, Neil McN. Alford
IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control  ·  01 Oct 2010
T. Shimada, K. Ichikawa, T. Minemura, T. Kolodiazhnyi, Jonathan Breeze, Neil McN. Alford, Giuseppe Annino
Journal of the European Ceramic Society  ·  01 Jan 2010
Anthony Centeno, Jonathan Breeze, Badar Ahmed, Hari Reehal, Neil Alford
Optics Letters  ·  31 Dec 2009
T. Shimada, K. Ichikawa, T. Minemura, H. Yamauchi, W. Utsumi, Y. Ishii, J. Breeze, Neil McN Alford
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)  ·  01 Aug 2009
Jonathan D. Breeze, James M. Perkins, David W. McComb, Neil McN. Alford
Journal of the American Ceramic Society  ·  01 Mar 2009
Jonathan Breeze, Jerzy Krupka, Anthony Centeno, Neil McN Alford
Applied Physics Letters  ·  23 Feb 2009
Jonathan Breeze, Jerzy Krupka, Neil McN Alford
Applied Physics Letters  ·  08 Oct 2007
J. Krupka, J. Breeze, A. Centeno, N. Alford, T. Claussen, L. Jensen
IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques  ·  01 Nov 2006
Jerzy Krupka, Jonathan Breeze, Neil McN. Alford, Anthony E. Centeno, Leif Jensen, Thomas Claussen
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)  ·  01 May 2006
Lawrence J. Dunne, Anna-Karin Axelsson, Neil McN. Alford, Jonathan Breeze, Xavi Aupi, Erkki J. Brändas
International Journal of Quantum Chemistry  ·  01 Jan 2006
A. Centeno, J.D. Breeze, J. Krupkaf, R.A. Walters, K. Sarma, H. Chien, R.C. Pullar, P.K. Petrov, N.Mc.N. Alford
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)  ·  01 Jan 2006
Robert C. Pullar, Jonathan D. Breeze, Neil McN. Alford
Journal of the American Ceramic Society  ·  01 Sep 2005
Stephen J. Webb, Jonathan Breeze, Robert I. Scott, David S. Cannell, David M. Iddles, Neil McN. Alford
Journal of the American Ceramic Society  ·  20 Dec 2004
Xavi Aupi, Jonathan Breeze, Neboysha Ljepojevic, Lawrence J. Dunne, Nishil Malde, Anna-Karin Axelsson, Neil McN. Alford
Journal of Applied Physics  ·  01 Dec 2004
Xavi Aupi, Jonathan Breeze, Neboysha Ljepojevic, Lawrence J. Dunne, Nishil Malde, Anna-Karin Axelsson, Neil McN. Alford
Journal of Applied Physics  ·  01 Mar 2004
Jonathan D. Breeze, Xavi Aupi, Neil McN. Alford
Applied Physics Letters  ·  23 Dec 2002
Rob C. Pullar, J.D. Breeze, Neil McN. Alford
Key Engineering Materials  ·  01 Jun 2002
Neil McN. Alford, J.D. Breeze, X. Aupi
Key Engineering Materials  ·  01 Jun 2002
N.McN. Alford, P.K. Petrov, J. Breeze, K.S. Sarma
Electronics Letters  ·  01 Jan 2002
I. M. Reaney, P. Wise, R. Ubic, J. Breeze, N. McN. Alford, D. Iddles, D. Cannell, T. Price
Philosophical Magazine A  ·  01 Feb 2001
N.McN Alford, J. Breeze, X. Wang, S.J. Penn, S. Dalla, S.J. Webb, N. Ljepojevic, X. Aupi
Journal of the European Ceramic Society  ·  01 Jan 2001
S.J. Penn, M. Poole, J. Breeze, N.McN. Alford
IEE Proceedings - Science, Measurement and Technology  ·  01 Nov 2000
J. Breeze, S.J. Penn, M. Poole, N.McN. Alford
Electronics Letters  ·  01 Jan 2000