[29] A. Solyom*, Z. Flansberry*, M. Tschudin, N. Leitao, M. Pioro-Ladriere, J. Sankey and L. Childress, Probing a spin transfer controlled magnetic nanowire with a single nitrogen-vacancy spin in bulk diamond, Nano Letters 18 6494 (2018). (ArXiv)

[28] L. Hacquebard and L. Childress, Charge state dynamics during excitation and depletion of the nitrogen-vacancy center in diamond, Phys. Rev. A 97 063408 (2018). (ArXiv)


[27] L. Childress, M.P. Schmidt, A.D. Kashkanova, C.D. Brown, G.I. Harris, A.Aiello, F. Marquardt, J.G.E. Harris, Cavity Optomechanics in a Levitated Helium Drop, Phys. Rev. A 96, 063842 (2017). (ArXiv) 

[26] E. Janitz, M. Ruf, Y. Fontana, J. Sankey, L. Childress, A High Mechanical Bandwidth Fabry-Perot Fiber Cavity, Optics Express 25 20932 (2018). (ArXiv). 

[25] A. D. Kashkanova, A. B. Shkarin, C. D. Brown, N. E. Flowers-Jacobs, L. Childress, S. W. Hoch, L. Hohmann, K. Ott, J. Reichel and J. G. E. Harris, Optomechanics in superfluid helium coupled to a fiber-based cavity, Journal of Optics (special issue on nano-optomechanics) 19, 034001 (2017). (ArXiv)

[24] A. D. Kashkanova, A. B. Shkarin, C. D. Brown, N. E. Flowers-Jacobs, L. Childress, S. W. Hoch, L. Hohmann, K. Ott, J. Reichel and J. G. E. Harris, Superfluid Brillouin optomechanics, Nature Physics 13, 74-79 (2017).


[23] B. D'Anjou, L. Kuret, L. Childress and W. A. Coish, Maximal adaptive-decision speedups in quantum-state readout, Physical Review X 6, 011017 (2016). (ArXiv) 

[22] A. Gupta, L. Hacquebard and L. Childress, Efficient signal processing for time-resolved fluorescence detection of nitrogen-vacancy spins in diamond, Journal of the Optical Society of America B 33, B28 (2016). (ArXiv)


[21] Erika JanitzMaximilian RufMark DimockAlexandre BourassaJack Sankey and Lilian Childress, Fabry-Perot microcavity for diamond-based photonics, Physical Review A 92, 043884 (2015). (ArXiv)


[R3] L. Childress, R. Walsworth and M. Lukin,  Atom-like defects: from quantum computers to biological sensors, Physics Today, 67, 38 (2014)

[R2] L. Childress, Diamond dynamics under control, Science 345, 1247 (2014)


[20] H. Bernien, B. Hensen, W. Pfaff, G. Koolstra, M. S. Blok, L. Robledo, T. H. Taminiau, M. Markham, D. J. Twitchen, L. Childress, R. Hanson, Heralded entanglement between solid-state qubits separated by 3 meters, Nature 497, 86 (2013) and selected for Nature News.  (ArXiv)

[R1] L. Childress and R. Hanson, Diamond NV centers for quantum computing and quantum networks, MRS Bulletin 38, 134 (2013). (pdf)


[19] A. M. Jayich, J. C. Sankey, K. Borkje, D. Lee, C. Yang, M. Underwood, L. Childress, A. Petrenko, S. M. Girvin, and J. G. E. Harris, Cryogenic Optomechanics with a Si3N4 Membrane and Classical Laser Noise, New Journal of Physics 14, 115018 (2012). (ArXiv)

[18] H. Bernien, L. Childress, L. Robledo, M. Markham, D. Twitchen, and R. Hanson, Two- photon quantum interference from separate nitrogen vacancy centers in diamond, Phys. Rev. Lett 108, 043604 (2012), selected for Synopsis. (ArXiv)


[17] L. Robledo, L. Childress, H. Bernien, B. Hensen, P.F.A. Alkemade, and R. Hanson, High- fidelity projective read-out of a solid-state spin quantum register, Nature 477, 574 (2011), selected for Nature Physics News and Views.

[16] B. Smeltzer, A. Gali and L. Childress, Carbon-13 hyperfine interactions in the nitrogen-vacancy centre in diamond, New J. Phys. 13, 025021 (2011).


[15] L. Childress and J. McIntyre, Multifrequency spin resonance in diamond, Phys. Rev. A. 82, 033839 (2010), selected for Kaleidoscope. (ArXiv)

[14] E. Togan , Y. Chu , A. S. Trifonov, L.Jiang, J. Maze, L. Childress, M. V. G. Dutt, A. Sørensen, P. R. Hemmer, A. S. Zibrov, and M. D. Lukin, Quantum entanglement between an optical photon and a solid-state spin qubit, Nature 466, 730 (2010).


[13] B. Smeltzer, J. McIntyre, and L. Childress, Robust control of individual nuclear spins in diamond, Phys. Rev. A 80, 050302 (2009). (ArXiv)


[12] J.M. Taylor, P. Cappellaro, L. Childress, L. Jiang, D. Budker, P.R. Hemmer, A. Yacoby, R. Walsworth and M.D. Lukin, High-sensitivity diamond magnetometer with nanoscale resolution, Nature Physics 4, 810 (2008). (ArXiv)

[11] L. Jiang, M.V. Gurudev Dutt, E. Togan, L. Childress, P. Cappellaro, J.M. Taylor and M.D. Lukin, Coherence of an optically illuminated single nuclear spin qubit, Phys. Rev. Lett 100, 073001 (2008). (ArXiv)


[10] M. V. Gurudev Dutt, L. Childress, L. Jiang, E. Togan, J. Maze, F. Jelezko, A. S. Zibrov, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, Quantum register based on individual electronic and nuclear spin qubits in diamond, Science 316, 1312 (2007).


[9] L. Childress, M. V. Gurudev Dutt, J. M. Taylor, A. S. Zibrov, F. Jelezko, J. Wrachtrup, P. R. Hemmer, and M. D. Lukin, Coherent dynamics of coupled electron and nuclear spin qubits in diamond, Science 314, 281 (2006).

[8] L. Childress, J.M. Taylor, A.S. Sorensen, M.D. Lukin, Fault-tolerant quantum communication based on solid-state photon emitters, Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 070504 (2006). (ArXiv)


[7] L. Childress, J.M. Taylor, A.S. Sorensen, M.D. Lukin, Fault-tolerant quantum repeaters with minimal physical resources, and implementations based on single photon emitters, Phys. Rev. A 72, 052330 (2005). (ArXiv)


[6] M. D.Eisaman, L. Childress, A. Andre, F. Massou, A. S.Zibrov, and M. D.Lukin, Shaping quantum pulses of light via coherent atomic memory, Phys. Rev. Lett., 93 , 233602 (2004). (ArXiv)

[5] L. Childress, A. S. Sørensen, and M. D. Lukin, Mesoscopic cavity quantum electrodynamics with quantum dots, Phys. Rev. A, 69, 042302 (2004). (ArXiv)

[4] A. Sørensen, C.H. van der Wal, L. Childress, M.D. Lukin, Capacitative coupling of atomic systems to mesoscopic conductors, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 063601 (2004). (ArXiv)

[3] L. DiCarlo, H.J. Lynch, A.C. Johnson, L. Childress, K. Crockett, C.M. Marcus, M.P. Hanson, A.C. Gossard, Differential charge sensing and charge delocalization in a tunable double quantum dot, Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 226801 (2004). (ArXiv)

[2] C.O. Hines, L. Childress, J. B. Kinney, and M.P. Sulzer, Modeling of gravity-wave tail spectra in the middle atmosphere via numerical and Doppler-spread methods, J. Atmos. Sol. Phys. 66, 933 (2004).


[1] S.R. Beane, P.F. Bedaque, L. Childress, A. Kryjevski, J. McGuire, and U. van Kolck, Singular potentials and limit cycles, Phys. Rev. A 64, 042103 (2001). (ArXiv)

† Equally contributing authors