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Quantum Dots in Planar Cavities — Single and Entangled Photon Sources

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We show that single InAs quantum dots embedded in a planar cavity, formed by mismatched sets of GaAs/AlAs distributed Bragg reflectors, can be a useful source of triggered single photons as well as polarisation-entangled photon pairs. The former is demonstrated with a second order correlation function under 0.1 and the latter with a fidelity exceeding 70 %. Such quantum dot devices may be useful in quantum communications and quantum information processing.

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  • Multiple Photon
  • Entangle Photon Pair
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Young, R., Stevenson, M., Atkinson, P., Cooper, K., Ritchie, D., Shields, A. (2008). Quantum Dots in Planar Cavities — Single and Entangled Photon Sources. 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_5

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