Mid-infrared entangled photon generation in optimised asymmetric semiconductor quantum wells

RAZALI, Razif, VALAVANIS, Alex, COOPER, J, IKONIC, Zoran, INDJIN, Dragan and HARRISON, Paul (2015). Mid-infrared entangled photon generation in optimised asymmetric semiconductor quantum wells. Superlattices and Microstructures, 90, 107-116.

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The optimal design of asymmetric quantum well structures for generation of entangled photons in the mid-infrared range by spontaneous parametric down- conversion is considered, and the efficiency of this process is estimated. Calcu- lations show that a reasonably good degree of entanglement can be obtained, and that the optical interaction length required for optimal conversion is very short, in the few μm range.

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Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spmi.2015.11.015
Page Range: 107-116
Depositing User: Paul Harrison
Date Deposited: 15 Dec 2015 17:26
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2021 11:19
URI: https://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/11086

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