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Journal of the Optical Society of America B


  • Vol. 20, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2003
  • pp: 2189–2192

Single CdSe quantum dots for high-bandwidth single-photon generation

Thomas Aichele, Valéry Zwiller, Oliver Benson, Ilya Akimov, and Fritz Henneberger  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA B, Vol. 20, Issue 10, pp. 2189-2192 (2003)

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We have measured the correlation of the photon emission from single CdSe quantum dots under pulsed excitation. The results demonstrate that the emission from a single CdSe quantum dot can be used to generate single green photons on demand with subnanosecond accuracy.

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OCIS Codes
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(030.5290) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon statistics
(180.2520) Microscopy : Fluorescence microscopy
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

Thomas Aichele, Valéry Zwiller, Oliver Benson, Ilya Akimov, and Fritz Henneberger, "Single CdSe quantum dots for high-bandwidth single-photon generation," J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 20, 2189-2192 (2003)

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