4 April 2005 Nanoscale single quantum dot devices at 1300 nm
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We describe the realization and characterization of nanoscale light emitters comprising one or few semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) in the active region. These devices are intended for use as single-photon sources in fiber-based quantum cryptography systems. The epitaxial growth of low-density QDs emitting at 1300 nm is described, and emission from single QDs is demonstrated through micro-photoluminescence measurements. The realization of QD light-emitting diodes (LEDs) having a submicrometer active area is reported, based on oxidized current apertures. Finally, the integration of nanoscale current injection with high-quality factor optical cavities is described, in view of obtaining efficient single-photon LEDs.
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Andrea Fiore, Carl Zinoni, Blandine Alloing, Valery Zwiller, Lianhe H. Li, Christelle Monat, "Nanoscale single quantum dot devices at 1300 nm", Proc. SPIE 5734, Quantum Dots, Nanoparticles, and Nanoclusters II, (4 April 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.598039; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.598039
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