We demonstrate a single quantum dot laser using a photonic crystal nanocavity. A low quantum dot density (~0.4/cavity) resulted in clear single quantum dot feature and distinct phase transition into lasing in photon correlation measurements.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
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(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals
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M. Nomura, S. Iwamoto, and Y. Arakawa, "Single Quantum Dot Laser with Photonic Crystal Nanocavity," in Advances in Optical Sciences Congress, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper IMF3.