Decision making based on optical excitation transfer via near-field interactions between quantum dots

@article{Naruse2014DecisionMB,
  title={Decision making based on optical excitation transfer via near-field interactions between quantum dots},
  author={Makoto Naruse and Wataru Nomura and Masashi Aono and Motoichi Ohtsu and Y. Sonnefraud and Aur{\'e}lien Drezet and Serge Huant and Song-Ju Kim},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
  year={2014}
}
Optical near-field interactions between nanostructured matter, such as quantum dots, result in unidirectional optical excitation transfer when energy dissipation is induced. This results in versatile spatiotemporal dynamics of the optical excitation, which can be controlled by engineering the dissipation processes and exploited to realize intelligent capabilities such as solution searching and decision making. Here we experimentally demonstrate the ability to solve a decision making problem on… 

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