Recent measurements on the unique quantum nature of a single-quantum-dot strongly coupled to a photonic-crystal nanocavity highlight two apparent mysteries. Here we introduce and exploit a quantized medium-dependent theory to help explain these mysteries.
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(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5580) Quantum optics : Quantum electrodynamics
(350.0350) Other areas of optics : Other areas of optics
(350.4238) Other areas of optics : Nanophotonics and photonic crystals
S. Hughes, "On the "Quantum Nature of a Strongly Coupled Single Quantum Dot-Cavity System"," 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 QWF3.
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