Quantum-dots in micro-pillar micro-cavities: experiment and theory

CY Hu, R Gibson, Y-LD Ho, MJ Cryan, IJ Craddock, CJ Railton, D Sanvitto, A Daraei, M Hopkinson, MS Skolnick, JG Rarity

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This work reports on the modelled micro-pillar micro-cavities made of III-V semiconductor materials (AlAs/GaAs) with quarter-wavelength-period stacks resonant at wavelengths in the 900-1000 nm region using the 3-D finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method. A broadband dipole source is placed in the centre of the cavity and a short few-cycle excitation pulse is input to model quantum dot emission. The cavity then rings at its resonant frequency and the cavity ring down is monitored using a probe above the pillar. This allows the resonances of the various waveguide modes in the cavity to be determined
Translated title of the contributionQuantum-dots in micro-pillar micro-cavaties: experiment and theory
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics Conference 2005 (EQEC '05)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)0780389735
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005
EventEuropean Quantum Electronics Conference, 2005 - Erlangen, Germany
Duration: 12 Jun 200517 Jun 2005


ConferenceEuropean Quantum Electronics Conference, 2005
Abbreviated titleEQEC '05

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