Benefits of elliptical micropillars are reported including polarisation control of dot emission; and increased quality factors as one of the loss mechanisms found in circular micropillars is removed.
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J. A. Timpson, S. Lam, D. Sanvitto, D. M. Whittaker, H. Vinck, A. Daraei, P. S. Guimaraes, M. S. Skolnick, A. M. Fox, C. Hu, Y. L. Ho, R. Gibson, J. G. Rarity, A. Tahraoui, M. Hopkinson, P. W. Fry, S. Pelligrini, K. J. Gordon, R. E. Warburton, and G. S. Buller, "High Q Values and Polarised Emission from Microcavity Pillars with Elliptical Cross-Section," 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 QWG1.
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