We use the FDTD method to investigate polarisation control of single-photon emission from single QDs confined in elliptical micro-pillar microcavities. In contrast to circular pillars,one cavity mode has smaller modal volume and maintains high Q-factor.
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Y. D. Ho, T. Cao, P. S. Ivanov, M. J. Cryan, I. J. Craddock, C. J. Railton, and J. G. Rarity, "Modelling the Polarisation Mode Control of Single Quantum-Dot Emission in Elliptical Micro-Pillar Microcavities Based on DBR Mirror Pairs Using the FDTD Method," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JTuD88.
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