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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 15 — Jul. 23, 2007
  • pp: 9107–9112

Non-classical light emission from a single electrically driven quantum dot

M. Scholz, S. Büttner, O. Benson, A. I. Toropov, A. K. Bakarov, A. K. Kalagin, A. Lochmann, E. Stock, O. Schulz, F. Hopfer, V. A. Haisler, and D. Bimberg  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 15, pp. 9107-9112 (2007)

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Easy to handle light sources with non-classical emission features are strongly demanded in the growing field of quantum communication. We report on single-photon emission from an electrically pumped quantum dot with unmatched spectral purity, making spatial or spectral filtering dispensable.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.5990) Integrated optics : Semiconductors
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes
(270.5290) Quantum optics : Photon statistics

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: December 22, 2006
Revised Manuscript: February 1, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 5, 2007
Published: July 10, 2007

M. Scholz, S. Büettner, O. Benson, A. I. Toropov, A. K. Bakarov, A. K. Kalagin, A. Lochmann, E. Stock, O. Schulz, F. Hopfer, V. A. Haisler, and D. Bimberg, "Non-classical light emission from a single electrically driven quantum dot," Opt. Express 15, 9107-9112 (2007)

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