Quantum optics with dropletons

Martin Mootz, Mackillo Kira, Stephan W. Koch, Andrew E. Almand-Hunter, Kai Wang, Steven T. Cundiff

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution


Dropletons are highly correlated quasiparticles, recently found in GaAs quantum wells. We demonstrate that they can be controlled by adjusting light source's quantum fluctuations and that their size grows with increasing temperature.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - Aug 10 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest


OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


  • Absorption
  • Correlation
  • Gallium arsenide
  • Optical pumping
  • Photonics
  • Spectroscopy
  • Temperature sensors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials


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