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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 16, Iss. 19 — Sep. 15, 2008
  • pp: 15006–15012

Demonstration of strong coupling via electro-optical tuning in high-quality QD-micropillar systems

C. Kistner, T. Heindel, C. Schneider, A. Rahimi-Iman, S. Reitzenstein, S. Höfling, and A. Forchel  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 16, Issue 19, pp. 15006-15012 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.16.015006


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Abstract

We demonstrate electro-optical tuning of single quantum dots (QDs) embedded in high-quality (high-Q) micropillar cavities by exploiting the quantum confined Stark effect (QCSE). Combining electrically contacted high-Q micropillars and large In0.3Ga0.7As QDs with high oscillator strength facilitates the realization of strong coupling. In our experiments a single QD exciton was electrically tuned on resonance with a cavity mode of a micropillar with 1.9µm diameter and a quality-factor (Q-factor) of 14,000 enabling the observation of strong coupling with a vacuum Rabi-Splitting of 63µeV.

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OCIS Codes
(270.5580) Quantum optics : Quantum electrodynamics
(250.5590) Optoelectronics : Quantum-well, -wire and -dot devices

ToC Category:
Optoelectronics

History
Original Manuscript: July 8, 2008
Revised Manuscript: August 11, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: August 11, 2008
Published: September 9, 2008

Citation
C. Kistner, T. Heindel, C. Schneider, A. Rahimi-Iman, S. Reitzenstein, S. Höfling, and A. Forchel, "Demonstration of strong coupling via electro-optical tuning in high-quality QD-micropillar systems," Opt. Express 16, 15006-15012 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-16-19-15006


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