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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 21 — Oct. 18, 2004
  • pp: 5146–5453

Three-dimensional photonic-crystal cavity with an embedded quantum dot as a nonclassical light emitter

Yu Ben, Zhibiao Hao, Changzheng Sun, Fan Ren, Ning Tan, and Yi Luo  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 21, pp. 5146-5453 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.005146


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Abstract

In this paper, we introduce a hybrid three-dimensional photonic-crystal cavity with an embedded quantum dot, and investigate the dynamics of the cavity-quantum dot system. The general procedure of modelling such a practical structure is presented, where the master equation is solved on the basis of the parameters obtained from defect mode analyses. According to our study, this structure can be engineered to achieve a nearly deterministic single photon gun. The excitation power is found to have an optimal value in terms of photon emission efficiency. Large excitation pulse duration is believed to cause a spurious peak in the second-order coherence measurement.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(230.3990) Optical devices : Micro-optical devices
(250.0250) Optoelectronics : Optoelectronics
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: August 24, 2004
Revised Manuscript: October 6, 2004
Published: October 18, 2004

Citation
Yu Ben, Zhibiao Hao, Changzheng Sun, Fan Ren, Ning Tan, and Yi Luo, "Three-dimensional photonic-crystal cavity with an embedded quantum dot as a nonclassical light emitter," Opt. Express 12, 5146-5453 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-21-5146


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