Engineering the Atom-Photon Interaction

Controlling Fundamental Processes with Photons, Atoms and Solids

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ISBN: 978-3-319-19230-7 (Print) 978-3-319-19231-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Cavity QED

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 3-38

      Cavity Induced Interfacing of Atoms and Light

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      Chapter

      Pages 39-71

      A Highly Efficient Single Photon-Single Quantum Dot Interface

  3. Light Meets a Single Atom

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 75-98

      Photon-Atom Coupling with Parabolic Mirrors

    3. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 99-124

      Free Space Interference Experiments with Single Photons and Single Ions

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      Chapter

      Pages 125-141

      Single Photon Absorption by a Single Atom: From Heralded Absorption to Polarization State Mapping

  4. Light Meets Many Atoms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 143-143

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 145-182

      Narrowband Biphotons: Generation, Manipulation, and Applications

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      Chapter

      Pages 183-213

      Generation, Characterization and Use of Atom-Resonant Indistinguishable Photon Pairs

  5. Storage and Retrieval of Non-classical States

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 215-215

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 217-240

      On-Demand Release of a Heralded Quantum State from Concatenated Optical Cavities

    3. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 241-273

      Quantum Light Storage in Solid State Atomic Ensembles

  6. New Sources of Entangled Photon Pairs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 275-275

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 277-302

      Engineering of Quantum Dot Photon Sources via Electro-elastic Fields

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      Chapter

      Pages 303-324

      Resonant Excitation and Photon Entanglement from Semiconductor Quantum Dots

  7. Distinguishability of Photons

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 325-325

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 327-342

      Generation and Application of Frequency-Uncorrelated Photon Pairs

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      Chapter

      Pages 343-361

      Single Semiconductor Quantum Dots in Microcavities: Bright Sources of Indistinguishable Photons

  8. Beyond Photons

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 363-363

    2. No Access

      Chapter

      Pages 365-402

      Towards Quantum Repeaters with Solid-State Qubits: Spin-Photon Entanglement Generation Using Self-assembled Quantum Dots

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 403-405