Characterization of strong light-matter coupling in semiconductor quantum-dot microcavities via photon-statistics spectroscopy

L. Schneebeli, M. Kira, S. W. Koch

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Abstract

It is shown that spectrally resolved photon-statistics measurements of the resonance fluorescence from realistic semiconductor quantum-dot systems allow for high contrast identification of the two-photon strong-coupling states. Using a microscopic theory, the second-rung resonance of Jaynes-Cummings ladder is analyzed and optimum excitation conditions are determined. The computed photon-statistics spectrum displays gigantic, experimentally robust resonances at the energetic positions of the second-rung emission.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number097401
JournalPhysical review letters
Volume101
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 28 2008

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