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Single Photons from Single Quantum Dots — New Light for Quantum Information Processing

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In this paper, we discuss the prospects of single quantum dots for single-photon generation and their implementation in quantum information experiments. We review the characterization of quantum dot emission and, as an example, report a recently demonstrated application in a quantum cryptography protocol.

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  • Quantum Cryptography
  • BB84 Protocol
  • Photon Number Distribution
  • Avalanche Photo Diode
  • Quantum Cryptography Protocol

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Scholz, M., Aichele, T., Benson, O. (2008). Single Photons from Single Quantum Dots — New Light for Quantum Information Processing. In: Advances in Solid State Physics. Advances in Solid State Physics, vol 46. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-38235-5_1

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