Correlation spectroscopy of excitons and biexcitons on a single quantum dot
2002 (English)In: Physical Review A. Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, ISSN 1050-2947, E-ISSN 1094-1622, Vol. 66, no 2, 053814-053814-7 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
We report the observation of antibunched emission from single self-assembled InAs quantum dots under various conditions. We have measured the correlation function of the photon emission pertaining to single emission lines from single quantum dots under continuous and pulsed laser excitation, as well as under continuous white light excitation. The measurements were performed under different excitation intensities at liquid helium temperatures on two samples with distinct structures. At higher temperatures ~30 K!, an antibunching dip was still observed. We have also observed antibunching on a second emission line in the quantum dot spectrum, attributed to the biexciton, demonstrating the possibility of generating photon pairs with a single quantum dot. Polarization correlations on the biexciton and exciton line were also measured in an attempt to generate entangled photon pairs.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2002. Vol. 66, no 2, 053814-053814-7 p.
room-temperature, photons, time
Engineering and Technology
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-12449DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.66.053814OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-12449DiVA: diva2:311810
QC 201004232010-04-232010-04-232011-02-14Bibliographically approved