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Modelling the polarisation mode control of single quantum-dot emission in elliptical micro-pillar microcavities based on DBR mirror pairs using the FDTD method

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Original languageEnglish
Pages1 - 2
StatePublished - May 2006


We use the finite difference time domain method (FDTD) to investigate polarisation control of single-photon emission from single quantum dots confined in elliptical micro-pillar microcavities. In contrast to circular pillars, one of the cavity modes has smaller modal volume and maintains high Q-factor.

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Sponsorship: Funding received from EPSRC IRC in QIP ( Terms of use: Copyright © 2006 IEEE. Reprinted from Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, 2006 and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (CLEO/QELS 2006). This material is posted here with permission of the IEEE. Such permission of the IEEE does not in any way imply IEEE endorsement of any of the University of Bristol's products or services. Internal or personal use of this material is permitted. However, permission to reprint/republish this material for advertising or promotional purposes or for creating new collective works for resale or redistribution must be obtained from the IEEE by writing to By choosing to view this document, you agree to all provisions of the copyright laws protecting it. Name of Conference: Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and Conference on Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Venue of Conference: Long Beach, CA

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