"Light Confinement by a Single Semiconductor Quantum Dot Placed in Planar Microcavity"

TYPESolid State Institute Seminar
Speaker:Mr. Eli Bordo
Affiliation:The Physics Department and The Solid State Institute, Technion
Location:Solid State Auditorium(Entrance)
Remark:M.Sc. Student of Professor David Gershoni
Abstract:Confining electromagnetic radiation to a volume whose dimensions are smaller than the radiation
wavelength has been a long-standing scientific and technological goal.
In my talk, I will discuss theoretically the feasibility of achieving this goal by placing a single
semiconductor quantum dot of dimensions which are orders of magnitude smaller than its
resonant optical transition wavelength, in a planar microcavity.
I will then present preliminary experimental data which suggests that we have been able to achieve
this very important goal.