# Beaming light from a quantum emitter with a planar optical antenna

@article{Checcucci2017BeamingLF,
title={Beaming light from a quantum emitter with a planar optical antenna},
author={Simona Checcucci and Pietro Lombardi and Sahrish Rizvi and Fabrizio Sgrignuoli and Nico Gruhler and Frederik B. C. Dieleman and Francesco S Cataliotti and Wolfram H. P. Pernice and Mario Agio and Costanza Toninelli},
journal={Light, Science \& Applications},
year={2017},
volume={6}
}
• Published 6 December 2016
• Physics
• Light, Science & Applications
The efficient interaction of light with quantum emitters is crucial to most applications in nano and quantum photonics, such as sensing or quantum information processing. Effective excitation and photon extraction are particularly important for the weak signals emitted by a single atom or molecule. Recent works have introduced novel collection strategies, which demonstrate that large efficiencies can be achieved by either planar dielectric antennas combined with high numerical aperture…
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