Electrically Driven Single Photon Sources - Status and Challenges

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Reitzenstein, S.; Höfling, S.; Kamp, M.; Forchel, A. (Technische Physik, Roentgen Research Center for Complex Material Systems, Würzburg University, Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg, Germany)

Recent progress in the field of electrically pumped single photon sources based on quantum dotmicrocavity systems will be reviewed. We demonstrate efficient single photon emission at rates exceeding 40 MHz from electrically pumped micropillar cavities.