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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 18 — Sep. 1, 2008
  • pp: 13949–13954

Coherently driven semiconductor quantum dot at a telecommunication wavelength

Hiroyuki Takagi, Toshihiro Nakaoka, Katsuyuki Watanabe, Naoto Kumagai, and Yasuhiko Arakawa  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 18, pp. 13949-13954 (2008)

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We proposed and demonstrate use of optical driving pulses at a telecommunication wavelength for exciton-based quantum gate operation. The exciton in a self-assembled quantum dot is coherently manipulated at 1.3 µm through Rabi oscillation. The telecom-band exciton-qubit system incorporates standard optical fibers and fiber optic devices. The coherent manipulation of the two-level system compatible with flexible and stable fiber network paves the way toward practical optical implementation of quantum information processing devices.

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OCIS Codes
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(190.5970) Nonlinear optics : Semiconductor nonlinear optics including MQW
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(300.6470) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, semiconductors

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: May 30, 2008
Revised Manuscript: July 23, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 20, 2008
Published: August 25, 2008

Hiroyuki Takagi, Toshihiro Nakaoka, Katsuyuki Watanabe, Naoto Kumagai, and Yasuhiko Arakawa, "Coherently driven semiconductor quantum dot at a telecommunication wavelength," Opt. Express 16, 13949-13954 (2008)

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