Book Volume 0 2010

Optical Generation and Control of Quantum Coherence in Semiconductor Nanostructures


ISBN: 978-3-642-12490-7 (Print) 978-3-642-12491-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-6


  3. Carrier dynamics in quantum dots

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 8-8

    2. Chapter

      Pages 9-24

      Decoherence of intraband transitions in InAs quantum dots

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-35

      Spectral diffusion dephasing and motional narrowing in single semiconductor quantum dots

  4. Optically-induced spin coherence in quantum dots

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 38-38

    2. Chapter

      Pages 39-61

      Carrier spin dynamics in self-assembled quantum dots

    3. Chapter

      Pages 63-83

      Optically induced spin rotations in quantum dots

    4. Chapter

      Pages 85-127

      Ensemble spin coherence of singly charged InGaAs quantum dots

  5. Novel systems for coherent spin manipulation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 130-130

    2. Chapter

      Pages 131-150

      Optically controlled spin dynamics in a magnetically doped quantum dot

    3. Chapter

      Pages 151-180

      Coherent magneto-optical activity in a single chiral carbon nanotube

    4. Chapter

      Pages 181-212

      Exciton and spin coherence in quantum dot lattices

  6. Coherent light-matter states in semiconductor microcavities

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 214-214

    2. Chapter

      Pages 215-263

      Quantum optics with interacting polaritons

    3. Chapter

      Pages 265-291

      Spontaneous coherence within a gas of exciton-polaritons in Telluride microcavities

    4. Chapter

      Pages 293-329

      Keldysh Green’s function approach to coherence in a non-equilibrium steady state: connecting Bose-Einstein condensation and lasing

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 331-338