Logic gate based on a one-dimensional photonic crystal containing quantum dots
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- Novitsky, D.V. & Mikhnevich, S.Y. J Appl Spectrosc (2010) 77: 232. doi:10.1007/s10812-010-9319-3
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The feasibility of using quantum dots as a dense resonant medium with large transition dipole moments is analyzed. The possibility of creating one-dimensional photonic crystals containing quantum dots is examined on the basis of published experimental and theoretical data and the basic parameters of such systems are discussed. A numerical solution of the generalized Maxwell–Bloch equations is used to show that the interaction of coherent light pulses with a photonic structure containing quantum dots can be used to create optical logical operations of types that will depend on the spectral properties of the crystal.