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Quantum dots in photonic crystals: from single photon sources to single photon nonlinear optics
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Paper 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.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 February 2009
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7211, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XVII, 72110D (24 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.816153
Show Author Affiliations
Arka Majumdar, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Andrei Faraon, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Dirk Englund, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Ilya Fushman, Stanford Univ. (United States)
Jelena Vučković, Stanford Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7211:
Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XVII
Marek Osinski; Bernd Witzigmann; Fritz Henneberger; Yasuhiko Arakawa, Editor(s)

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