We model wavelength scale III-V photonic crystal defect microcavities containing a single quantum-dot using 3-D FDTD. These microcavities have small modal volume while maintaining high Q-factors to make efficient single-photon sources for quantum information applications.
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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 Quantum-Dot in Quasi-3-D Photonic Crystal Defect Microcavity for Single-Photon Sources," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper JTuC125.
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