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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 17 — Aug. 18, 2008
  • pp: 12771–12776

Electrically pumped single-photon emission in the visible spectral range up to 80 K

M. Reischle, G. J. Beirne, W.-M. Schulz, M. Eichfelder, R. Roßbach, M. Jetter, and P. Michler  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 17, pp. 12771-12776 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.012771


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Abstract

We present an electrically pumped single-photon emitter in the visible spectral range, working up to 80 K, realized using a self-assembled single InP quantum dot. We confirm that the electroluminescense is emitted from a single quantum dot by performing second-order autocorrelation measurements and show that the deviation from perfect single-photon emission is entirely related to detector limitations and background signal. Emission from both neutral and charged exciton complexes was observed with their relative intensites depending on the injection current and temperature.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.5590) Optical devices : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: June 16, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 24, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: July 25, 2008
Published: August 7, 2008

Citation
M. Reischle, G, J. Beirne, W.-M. Schulz, M. Eichfelder, R. Roßbach, M. Jetter, and P. Michler, "Electrically pumped single-photon emission in the visible spectral range up to 80 K," Opt. Express 16, 12771-12776 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-17-12771


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