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Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
San Jose, California United States
May 4-9, 2008
ISBN: 978-1-55752-859-9
QELS Postdeadline Session II (QPDB)

Room Temperature Extinction Detection and Study of Individual CdSe Quantum Dots

Philipp Kukura, Michele Celebrano, Alois Renn, and Vahid Sandoghdar

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We report the first direct extinction measurement of a single quantum emitter at ambient condition. Thereby, we observe a significant reduction of the extinction cross section upon photobleaching while it remains unchanged during fluorescence blinking.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.3170) Microscopy : Interference microscopy
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

P. Kukura, M. Celebrano, A. Renn, and V. Sandoghdar, "Room Temperature Extinction Detection and Study of Individual CdSe Quantum Dots," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper QPDB8.

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