Resonant Excitation and Photon Entanglement from Semiconductor Quantum Dots

  title={Resonant Excitation and Photon Entanglement from Semiconductor Quantum Dots},
  author={Ana Predojevi{\vc}},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
In this chapter we review the use of semiconductor quantum dots as sources of quantum light. Principally, we focus on resonant two-photon excitation, which is a method that allows for on-demand generation of photon pairs. We explore the advantages of resonant excitation and present a number of results that were made in this excitation regime. In particular, we cover the following topics: photon statistics, coherent manipulation of the ground-excited state superposition, and generation of time… 

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