Abstract

Optical properties of InAsGaAs quantum dots in micropillar cavities emitting at 1.3μm are studied by time-resolved microphotoluminescence. The Purcell effect is observed with an enhancement of the decay rate by a factor of two for quantum dots in resonance with the cavity mode.

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2005 (3)

D. C. Unitt, A. J. Bennett, P. Atkinson, K. Cooper, P. See, D. Gevaux, M. B. Ward, R. M. Stevenson, D. A. Ritchie, and A. J. Shields, J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclassical Opt. 7, S129 (2005).
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B. Alloing, C. Zinoni, V. Zwiller, L. Li, C. Monat, M. Gobet, G. Buchs, A. Fiore, E. Pelucchi, and E. KaponAppl. Phys. Lett. 86, 101908 (2005).
[CrossRef]

M. B. Ward, O. Z. Karimov, D. C. Unitt, Z. L. Yuan, P. See, D. G. Gevaux, A. J. Shields, P. Atkinson, and D. A. Ritchie, Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 201111 (2005).
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2004 (1)

D. Dalacu, D. Poitras, J. Lefebvre, P. J. Poole, G. C. Aers, and R. L. Williams, Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 3235 (2004).
[CrossRef]

2003 (2)

J. Vuckovic, D. Fattal, C. Santori, G. Solomon, and Y. Yamamoto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 3596 (2003).
[CrossRef]

J. M. Gérard, Top. Appl. Phys. 90, 269 (2003).
[CrossRef]

2002 (1)

T. D. Happ, I. I. Tartakovskii, V. D. Kulakovskii, J. P. Reithmaier, M. Kamp, and A. Forchel, Phys. Rev. B 66, 041303 (2002).
[CrossRef]

2001 (2)

M. Bayer, T. L. Reinecke, F. Weidner, A. Larionov, A. McDonald, and A. Forchel, Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 3168 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

G. N. Gol'tsman, O. Okunev, C. Chulkova, A. Lipatov, A. Semenov, K. Smirnov, B. Voronov, A. Dzardanov, C. Williams, and R. Sobolewski, Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 705 (2001).
[CrossRef]

2000 (1)

P. Michler, A. Kiraz, C. Becher, W. V. Schoenfeld, P. M. Petroff, L. Zhang, E. Hu, and A. Imamoglu, Science 290, 2282 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

1999 (1)

T. Rivera, J.-P. Debray, J. M. Gérard, B. Legrand, L. Manin-Ferlazzo, and J. L. Oudar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 911 (1999).
[CrossRef]

1998 (1)

J. M. Gérard, B. Sermage, B. Gayral, B. Legrand, E. Costard, and V. Thierry-Mieg, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 1110 (1998).
[CrossRef]

1946 (1)

E. M. Purcell, Phys. Rev. 69, 681 (1946).
[CrossRef]

Appl. Phys. Lett. (6)

J. Vuckovic, D. Fattal, C. Santori, G. Solomon, and Y. Yamamoto, Appl. Phys. Lett. 82, 3596 (2003).
[CrossRef]

B. Alloing, C. Zinoni, V. Zwiller, L. Li, C. Monat, M. Gobet, G. Buchs, A. Fiore, E. Pelucchi, and E. KaponAppl. Phys. Lett. 86, 101908 (2005).
[CrossRef]

G. N. Gol'tsman, O. Okunev, C. Chulkova, A. Lipatov, A. Semenov, K. Smirnov, B. Voronov, A. Dzardanov, C. Williams, and R. Sobolewski, Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 705 (2001).
[CrossRef]

T. Rivera, J.-P. Debray, J. M. Gérard, B. Legrand, L. Manin-Ferlazzo, and J. L. Oudar, Appl. Phys. Lett. 74, 911 (1999).
[CrossRef]

D. Dalacu, D. Poitras, J. Lefebvre, P. J. Poole, G. C. Aers, and R. L. Williams, Appl. Phys. Lett. 84, 3235 (2004).
[CrossRef]

M. B. Ward, O. Z. Karimov, D. C. Unitt, Z. L. Yuan, P. See, D. G. Gevaux, A. J. Shields, P. Atkinson, and D. A. Ritchie, Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 201111 (2005).
[CrossRef]

J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclassical Opt. (1)

D. C. Unitt, A. J. Bennett, P. Atkinson, K. Cooper, P. See, D. Gevaux, M. B. Ward, R. M. Stevenson, D. A. Ritchie, and A. J. Shields, J. Opt. B: Quantum Semiclassical Opt. 7, S129 (2005).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. (1)

E. M. Purcell, Phys. Rev. 69, 681 (1946).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. B (1)

T. D. Happ, I. I. Tartakovskii, V. D. Kulakovskii, J. P. Reithmaier, M. Kamp, and A. Forchel, Phys. Rev. B 66, 041303 (2002).
[CrossRef]

Phys. Rev. Lett. (2)

J. M. Gérard, B. Sermage, B. Gayral, B. Legrand, E. Costard, and V. Thierry-Mieg, Phys. Rev. Lett. 81, 1110 (1998).
[CrossRef]

M. Bayer, T. L. Reinecke, F. Weidner, A. Larionov, A. McDonald, and A. Forchel, Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 3168 (2001).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Science (1)

P. Michler, A. Kiraz, C. Becher, W. V. Schoenfeld, P. M. Petroff, L. Zhang, E. Hu, and A. Imamoglu, Science 290, 2282 (2000).
[CrossRef] [PubMed]

Top. Appl. Phys. (1)

J. M. Gérard, Top. Appl. Phys. 90, 269 (2003).
[CrossRef]

Other (1)

C. Zinoni, B. Alloing, L. H. Li, F. Marsili, L. Lunghi, A. Gerardino, Yu. B. Vakhtomin, K. V. Smirnov, G. N. Gol'tsman, and A. Fiore, arXiv.orgE-printarchive, physics/0610091, October 12, 2006, http://arxiv.org/abs/physics/06100916.

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Figures (3)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Scanning electron micrograph image of a 2.5 μ m diameter micropillar cavity.

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

PL emission spectra of micropillar cavities (a) and quality factor Q of the fundamental cavity mode (b) as a function of the pillar diameter.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

Time-resolved PL performed on the 2 μ m cavity mode (circle), detuned from the cavity mode (square), and on an unpatterned sample (triangle). The black curves are the curves fitted using the convolution of a monoexponential curve with the time response.

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τ 0 τ = F p ε ( r ) 2 ε max 2 Δ λ c 2 Δ λ c 2 + 4 ( λ c λ e ) 2 + α ,
ε ( r ) 2 ε max 2 0.1 .

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