Control of all the transitions between ground state manifolds of nitrogen vacancy centers in diamonds by applying external magnetic driving fields
We demonstrate control of all the three transitions among the ground state sublevels of NV centers by applying magnetic driving fields. To address the states of a specific NV axis among the four axes, we apply a magnetic field orthogonal to the NV axis. We control two transitions by microwave pulses and the remaining transition by radio frequency (RF) pulses. In particular, we investigate the dependence of Rabi oscillations on the frequency and intensity of the RF pulses. In addition, we perform a π pulse by the RF pulses and measured the coherence time between the ground state sublevels. Our results pave the way for control of NV centers for the realization of quantum information processing and quantum sensing.