Single-Photon Generation With InAs Quantum Dots
STANFORD UNIV CA EDWARD L GINZTON LAB OF PHYSICS
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Single-photon generation using InAs quantum dots in pillar microcavities is described. The effects on performance of the excitation wavelength and polarization, and the collection bandwidth and polarization, are studied in detail. The efficiency and photon state purity of these devices have been measured, and issues affecting these parameters are discussed. Prospects for improved devices are also discussed.
- Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics
- Quantum Theory and Relativity