Quantum‐dot excitons in nanostructured environments

  title={Quantum‐dot excitons in nanostructured environments},
  author={J{\o}rn M{\"a}rcher Hvam and S{\o}ren Stobbe and Peter Lodahl},
  journal={physica status solidi (b)},
The interaction between light and quantum‐dot (QD) excitons is strongly influenced by the environment in which the QD is placed. We have investigated the interaction by measuring the time‐resolved spontaneous‐emission rate of QD excitons in different nanostructured environments. Thereby, we have determined the oscillator strength, quantum efficiency and spin‐flip rates of QD excitons as well as their dependencies on emission wavelength and QD size. Enhancement and inhibition of QD spontaneous… 
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