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Visible spectrum quantum light sources based on InxGa1–xN/GaN Quantum Dots

Tomic, S, Pal, J, Migliorato, MA, Young, RJ and Vukmirović, N 2015, 'Visible spectrum quantum light sources based on InxGa1–xN/GaN Quantum Dots' , ACS Photonics, 2 (7) , pp. 958-963.

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We present a method for designing quantum light sources, emitting in the visible band, using wurtzite InxGa1−xN quantum dots (QDs) in a GaN matrix. This system is significantly more versatile than previously proposed arsenide- and phosphide-based QDs, having a tuning range exceeding 1 eV. The quantum mechanical configuration interaction method, capturing the fermionic nature of electrons and associated quantum effects explicitly, is used to find shapes and compositions of dots to maximize the excitonic dipole matrix element and optimize the biexciton binding energy. These results provide QD morphologies tailored for either bright single-photon emission or entangledphoton- pair emission at any given wavelength in the visible spectrum.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Journal or Publication Title: ACS Photonics
Publisher: American Chemical Society
ISSN: 2330-4022
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Funders: Royal Society, London, EU-COST (project MP1406), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), European Community FP7
Depositing User: Prof Stanko Tomic
Date Deposited: 08 Dec 2015 12:29
Last Modified: 23 Dec 2015 09:48

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