25 June 2003 Indistinguishable single photons from a single quantum dot microcavity
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Proceedings Volume 4969, Laser Resonators and Beam Control VI; (2003) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.499286
Event: High-Power Lasers and Applications, 2003, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
A single-photon device based on a semiconductor quantum dot embedded in an optical microcavity is described. The spontaneous emission lifetime, multi-photon suppression, and spectral linewidth are measured. It is then shown that consecutively emitted photons possess a large degree of quantum-mechanical indistinguishability, with a mean wave-packet overlap as large as 0.8. This demonstration is accomplished through a Hong-Ou-Mandel-type two-photon interference experiment.
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Charles M. Santori, David Fattal, Jelena Vuckovic, Glenn S. Solomon, Yoshihisa Yamamoto, "Indistinguishable single photons from a single quantum dot microcavity", Proc. SPIE 4969, Laser Resonators and Beam Control VI, (25 June 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.499286; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.499286
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