We theoretically present that generation of entangled-photon pairs from biexcitons in a quantum well is dramatically enhanced by using a microcavity. It's optimal condition is qualitatively understood from the characteristic feature of the cavity QED.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(190.0190) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics
(190.4410) Nonlinear optics : Nonlinear optics, parametric processes
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.4180) Quantum optics : Multiphoton processes
H. Ajiki and H. Ishihara, "Cavity Effect on Generation of Entangled-Photon Pairs from Biexcitons," 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 JTuD85.