24 February 2009 Quantum dots in photonic crystals: from single photon sources to single photon nonlinear optics
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Proceedings Volume 7211, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XVII; 72110D (2009); doi: 10.1117/12.816153
Event: SPIE OPTO: Integrated Optoelectronic Devices, 2009, San Jose, California, United States
Abstract
A quantum dot strongly coupled to a photonic crystal resonator is used to investigate cavity quantum electro- dynamics phenomena in solid state physics. Nonlinear optical phenomena such as photon blockade and photon induced tunneling are observed in this system. The nonlinearity of this system is sensitive to intra-cavity photon numbers close to unity, and it has been used to demonstrate conditional phase shifts of 28° at a single photon level and a second order auto-correlation of g2(0) = 0.9 in the photon blockade regime.
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Arka Majumdar, Andrei Faraon, Dirk Englund, Ilya Fushman, Jelena Vučković, "Quantum dots in photonic crystals: from single photon sources to single photon nonlinear optics", Proc. SPIE 7211, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XVII, 72110D (24 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.816153; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.816153
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Photonic crystals

Single photon

Quantum dots

Phase shifts

Reflectivity

Nonlinear optics

Semiconductors

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