Methods to improve single photon generation via photon-blockade in a photonic-crystal cavity with a strongly coupled quantum-dot are presented. With realistic system parameters, significant improvement in second-order-auto-correlation g<sup>2</sup>(0) (from 0.93 to 0.79) is achieved.
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(050.0050) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction and gratings
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(050.5298) Diffraction and gratings : Photonic crystals
(270.5585) Quantum optics : Quantum information and processing
A. Majumdar, A. Faraon, and J. Vuckovic, "Engineering Anti-Bunching via Photon Blockade in Photonic Crystal Cavity-Quantum Dot Systems," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper IThB7.
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