We present a series of coherent nonlinear optical experiments that show semiconductor quantum dots have optical properties very similar to simple atomic systems but are surprisinly robust against decoherence and have large dipolemoments.
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D. Steel, E. Batteh, G. Chen, J. Cheng, G. Dutt, A. Lenihan, X. Li, and T. Stievatorm, " Quantum dots: artificial atoms for quantum computing," in Nonlinear Optics: Materials, Fundamentals and Applications, A. Sawchuk, ed., Vol. 79 of OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics (Optical Society of America, 2002), paper FA4.
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