The light emission of pillar microcavities with semiconductor quantum dots is studied within a theory-experiment comparison. Efficient mode confinement perpendicular to the emission direction leads to a series of transverse modes and enhanced QD emission.
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J. Wiersig, N. Baer, P. Gartner, F. Jahnke, M. Benyoucef, S. Ulrich, P. Michler, and A. Forchel, "Optical modes of semiconductor micropillars: a theory-experiment comparison," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper IWD2.
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