Coherent coupling and optical manipulation of individual excitonic states

B. Patton, U. Woggon, W. Langbein

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Abstract

We present heterodyne detected transient four-wave mixing of individual exciton states. Coherent coupling between states is observed and single excitons are optically manipu- lated, driving their polarisation through a desired angle in the Bloch sphere.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005
PublisherOptical Society of America
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)1557527709, 9781557527707
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2005
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 22 May 200522 May 2005

Conference

ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period22/05/0522/05/05

Keywords

  • ultrafast processes in condensed matter
  • nonlinear optics
  • quantum dots
  • single-photon sources
  • quantum electronics
  • Bloch sphere
  • coherent coupling
  • exciton states
  • optical manipulation
  • transient four-wave mixing

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    Patton, B., Woggon, U., & Langbein, W. (2005). Coherent coupling and optical manipulation of individual excitonic states. In Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2005 Optical Society of America.