What is included with this book?
Contributor contact details | p. xiii |
Woodhead Publishing Series in Electronic and Optical Materials | p. xix |
Preface | p. xxiii |
Single quantum dot systems | p. 1 |
Resonance fluorescence emission from single semiconductor quantum dots coupled to high-quality microcavities | p. 3 |
Introduction | p. 3 |
Emitter state preparation in single semiconductor quantum dots: role of dephasing | p. 5 |
Resonance fluorescence from a single semiconductor quantum dot | p. 9 |
Dephasing of Mollow triplet sideband emission from a quantum dot in a microcavity | p. 24 |
The phenomenon of non-resonant quantum dot-cavity coupling | p. 30 |
Conclusion | p. 40 |
Acknowledgments | p. 41 |
References | p. 41 |
Quantum optics with single quantum dots in photonic crystal cavities | p. 46 |
Introduction | p. 46 |
Integrated, solid-state quantum optics platform: InAs quantum dots (QDs) and photonic crystal nanocavities | p. 47 |
Photon blockade and photon-assisted tunneling | p. 52 |
Fast, electrical control of a single quantum dot-cavity system | p. 57 |
Phonon-mediated off-resonant interaction in a quantum dot-cavity system | p. 63 |
Quantum photonic interfaces between In As quantum dots and telecom wavelengths | p. 70 |
Future trends and conclusions | p. 73 |
Acknowledgments | p. 73 |
References | p. 73 |
Modeling single quantum dots in microcavities | p. 78 |
Introduction | p. 78 |
Building blocks of the coupled microcavity-quantum dot system | p. 79 |
Theoretical description of the single-quantum dot-microcavity system | p. 84 |
Numerical methods and characteristic quantities | p. 88 |
Competing electronic configurations and input/output characteristics of a single-quantum dot laser | p. 93 |
Sources of dephasing and spectral linewidths | p. 103 |
Analogy to the two-level system | p. 107 |
Conclusions | p. 109 |
References | p. 111 |
Nanolasers with quantum dot emitters | p. 115 |
Highly efficient quantum dot micropillar lasers | p. 117 |
Introduction | p. 117 |
Theoretical description of high-ß microlasers | p. 118 |
Fabrication of quantum dot (QD) micropillar lasers | p. 123 |
Optical characterization and pre-selection of QD micropillars for lasing studies | p. 127 |
Lasing in optically pumped QD micropillar lasers | p. 131 |
Lasing in electrically pumped QD micropillar lasers | p. 141 |
Future trends and conclusions | p. 149 |
Acknowledgments | p. 149 |
References | p. 150 |
Photon correlations in semiconductor nanostructures | p. 154 |
Introduction | p. 154 |
Theoretical description of light-matter coupling | p. 155 |
Photon statistics | p. 163 |
Experimental approaches to photon correlation measurements | p. 167 |
Correlation measurements on semiconductor nanostructures | p. 170 |
Future trends and conclusions | p. 182 |
References | p. 182 |
Emission properties of photonic crystal nanolasers | p. 186 |
Introduction | p. 186 |
Design of photonic crystal (PC) nanocavities | p. 188 |
Optical emission properties of quantum dots (QDs) in PC nanocavities | p. 195 |
Signatures of lasing in PC nanolasers | p. 202 |
Detuning experiments: the quest for the gain mechanism | p. 206 |
Conclusions | p. 214 |
Acknowledgments | p. 215 |
References | p. 215 |
Deformed wavelength-scale microdisk lasers with quantum dot emitters | p. 225 |
Introduction | p. 225 |
Ray-wave correspondence in microdisk cavities | p. 229 |
Modified ray-wave correspondence in wavelength-scale cavities | p. 231 |
Wavelength-scale asymmetric resonant microcavity lasers | p. 239 |
Conclusions | p. 248 |
Acknowledgment | p. 249 |
References | p. 249 |
Light-matter interaction in semiconductor nanostructures | p. 253 |
Photon statistics and entanglement in phonon-assisted quantum light emission from semiconductor quantum dots | p. 255 |
Introduction | p. 255 |
Incoherently driven emission: phonon-assisted single quantum dot luminescence | p. 258 |
Entanglement analysis of a quantum dot biexciton cascade | p. 264 |
Coherently driven emission | p. 269 |
Equations of motion | p. 272 |
Emission dynamics | p. 275 |
Emission from strongly coupled quantum dot cavity quantum electrodynamics | p. 279 |
Phonon-assisted polariton signatures | p. 283 |
Phonon-enhanced antibunching | p. 285 |
Conclusions | p. 289 |
References | p. 289 |
Luminescence spectra of quantum dots in microcavities | p. 293 |
Introduction | p. 293 |
The Jaynes-Cummings model | p. 295 |
Luminescence spectra | p. 300 |
Experimental implementations and observations | p. 309 |
Luminescence spectra in the nonlinear regime | p. 315 |
Effects of pure dephasing | p. 319 |
Lasing | p. 322 |
Conclusions and future trends | p. 325 |
Acknowledgements | p. 326 |
References | p. 326 |
Photoluminescence from a quantum dot-cavity system | p. 332 |
Introduction: solid-state cavity quantum electrodynamics (CQED) systems with quantum dots (QDs) | p. 332 |
Cavity feeding: influence of multiexcitonic states at large detuning | p. 337 |
Model for a QD-cavity system | p. 340 |
Radiative processes revisited | p. 348 |
Cavity feeding: Monte Carlo model | p. 350 |
Cavity feeding: influence of acoustic phonons at small detuning | p. 357 |
Conclusions | p. 363 |
Acknowledgements | p. 364 |
References | p. 364 |
Quantum optics with quantum-dot and quantum-well systems | p. 369 |
Introduction | p. 369 |
Quantum-optical correlations | p. 370 |
Quantum emission of strong-coupling quantum dots | p. 377 |
Quantum-optical spectroscopy | p. 384 |
Future trends and conclusions | p. 390 |
References | p. 390 |
Semiconductor cavity quantum electrodynamics (QED) | p. 393 |
All-solid-state quantum optics employing quantum dots in photonic crystals | p. 395 |
Introduction | p. 395 |
Light-matter interaction in photonic crystals | p. 396 |
Disordered photonic crystal waveguides | p. 409 |
Cavity quantum electrodynamics in disordered photonic crystal waveguides | p. 413 |
Future trends and conclusions | p. 417 |
Acknowledgments | p. 418 |
References | p. 418 |
One-dimensional photonic crystal nanobeam cavities | p. 421 |
Introduction | p. 421 |
Design, fabrication and computation | p. 426 |
Passive photonic crystal cavity measurement technique | p. 429 |
Atomic layer deposition (ALD) technique and history | p. 432 |
Experimental results of ALD coated photonic crystal nanobeam cavities | p. 436 |
Conclusions | p. 441 |
Future trends | p. 441 |
Acknowledgments | p. 442 |
References | p. 442 |
Growth of II-VI and Ill-nitride quantum-dot microcavity systems | p. 447 |
Introduction | p. 447 |
Growth of II-VI quantum dots: CdSe and CdTe | p. 450 |
II-VI Bragg reflectors lattice matched to GaAs and ZnTe | p. 456 |
Microcavities containing CdSe or CdTe quantum dots | p. 463 |
Formation of InGaN quantum dots | p. 465 |
Nitride-based Bragg reflectors | p. 471 |
Microcavities containing InGaN quantum dots | p. 473 |
Preparation of micropillars employing focused ion beam etching | p. 475 |
Conclusions | p. 477 |
References | p. 478 |
Ultrafast phenomena | p. 485 |
Femtosecond quantum optics with semiconductor nanostructures | p. 487 |
Introduction | p. 487 |
Few-fermion dynamics and single-photon gain in a semiconductor quantum dot | p. 490 |
Nanophotonic structures for increased light-matter interaction | p. 497 |
Ultrastrong light-matter coupling and sub-cycle switching: towards non-adiabatic quantum electrodynamics | p. 506 |
Ultrabroadband terahertz technology û watching light oscillate | p. 508 |
Intersubband-cavity polaritons - non-adiabatic switching of ultrastrong coupling | p. 514 |
References | p. 522 |
Coherent optoelectronics with quantum dots | p. 528 |
Introduction | p. 528 |
Single quantum dot photodiodes | p. 529 |
Exciton qubits in photodiodes | p. 533 |
Coherent manipulation of the exciton | p. 536 |
Ramsey fringes: control of the qubit phase | p. 543 |
Coherent control by optoelectronic manipulation | p. 548 |
Future trends and conclusions | p. 554 |
Acknowledgements | p. 555 |
References | p. 555 |
Index | p. 561 |
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