Exciton Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Quantum Dots

  • Xavier Marie
  • Bernhard Urbaszek
  • Olivier Krebs
  • Thierry Amand
Chapter
Part of the Springer Series in Solid-State Sciences book series (SSSOL, volume 157)

Abstract

Semiconductor quantum dots are nanometer sized objects that contain typically several thousand atoms of a semiconducting compound resulting in a confinement of the carriers in the three spatial directions.

Notes

Acknowledgements

We thank J.M. Gérard, V. Ustinov and A. Lemaître for the sample growth. We are grateful to M. Paillard, M. Sénès, P-.F. Braun, L. Lombez, D. Lagarde, S. Laurent, B. Eble, P. Renucci, H. Carrère, P. Voisin, K.V. Kavokin, V.K. Kalevich for their contributions to this work. We thank A. Högele, F. Henneberger and L. Besombes for providing the original figures.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xavier Marie
    • 1
  • Bernhard Urbaszek
    • 1
  • Olivier Krebs
    • 2
  • Thierry Amand
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie des Nano-objetsINSA-CNRS-UPSToulouseFrance
  2. 2.Centre de Nanosciences et de NanotechnologiesCNRS, Univ. Paris-Sud, Université Paris-SaclayMarcoussisFrance

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