, Volume 77, Issue 5, pp 469-484
Date: 23 Sep 2003

Dot-in-a-dot: electronic and photonic confinement in all three dimensions

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We have studied the optical properties of three-dimensionally confined photon states in a spherical microcavity (the photonic dots) resonantly excited by photons emitted from semiconductor nanocrystals (the quantum dots). Glass and polymer microspheres with sizes of 2λ


78.66.Hf; 61.46.+w; 42.60.Da