Scalable performance in solid-state single-photon sources

  title={Scalable performance in solid-state single-photon sources},
  author={J. C. Loredo and Nordin Zakaria and Niccol{\`o} Somaschi and C. Anton and Lorenzo De Santis and V Giesz and Thomas Grange and Matthew A. Broome and Olivier Gazzano and G. Coppola and Isabelle Sagnes and Aristide Lema{\^i}tre and Alexia Auff{\`e}ves and Pascale Senellart and Marcelo P. Almeida and Andrew G. White},
  journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics},
The desiderata for an ideal photon source are high brightness, high single-photon purity, and high indistinguishability. Defining brightness at the first collection lens, these properties have been simultaneously demonstrated with solid-state sources; however, absolute source efficiencies remain close to the 1% level and indistinguishability has only been demonstrated for photons emitted consecutively on the few-nanoseconds scale. Here, we employ deterministic quantum dot-micropillar devices to… 

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