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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 27 — Dec. 17, 2012
  • pp: 28614–28624

In-plane single-photon emission from a L3 cavity coupled to a photonic crystal waveguide

Andre Schwagmann, Sokratis Kalliakos, David J. P. Ellis, Ian Farrer, Jonathan P. Griffiths, Geb A. C. Jones, David A. Ritchie, and Andrew J. Shields  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 27, pp. 28614-28624 (2012)

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We report on the design and experimental demonstration of a system based on an L3 cavity coupled to a photonic crystal waveguide for in-plane single-photon emission. A theoretical and experimental investigation for all the cavity modes within the photonic bandgap is presented for stand-alone L3 cavity structures. We provide a detailed discussion supported by finite-difference time-domain calculations of the evanescent coupling of an L3 cavity to a photonic crystal waveguide for on-chip single-photon transmission. Such a system is demonstrated experimentally by the in-plane transmission of quantum light from an InAs quantum dot coupled to the L3 cavity mode.

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OCIS Codes
(270.5580) Quantum optics : Quantum electrodynamics
(230.5298) Optical devices : Photonic crystals

ToC Category:
Quantum Optics

Original Manuscript: October 10, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 30, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 30, 2012
Published: December 10, 2012

Andre Schwagmann, Sokratis Kalliakos, David J. P. Ellis, Ian Farrer, Jonathan P. Griffiths, Geb A. C. Jones, David A. Ritchie, and Andrew J. Shields, "In-plane single-photon emission from a L3 cavity coupled to a photonic crystal waveguide," Opt. Express 20, 28614-28624 (2012)

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