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Technologies 2016, 4(3), 24; doi:10.3390/technologies4030024

Electrically Injected Twin Photon Emitting Lasers at Room Temperature

Laboratoire Matériaux et Phénomènes Quantiques, Université Paris Diderot, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Paris 75205, France
Nokia Bell Labs, Route de Villejust, Nozay 91620, France
Centre de Nanosciences et de Nanotechnologies, CNRS/Université Paris Sud, Marcoussis 91460, France
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Academic Editor: Stephan Reitzenstein
Received: 29 June 2016 / Revised: 1 August 2016 / Accepted: 8 August 2016 / Published: 18 August 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Quantum Technologies)
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On-chip generation, manipulation and detection of nonclassical states of light are some of the major issues for quantum information technologies. In this context, the maturity and versatility of semiconductor platforms are important assets towards the realization of ultra-compact devices. In this paper we present our work on the design and study of an electrically injected AlGaAs photon pair source working at room temperature. The device is characterized through its performances as a function of temperature and injected current. Finally we discuss the impact of the device’s properties on the generated quantum state. These results are very promising for the demonstration of electrically injected entangled photon sources at room temperature and let us envision the use of III-V semiconductors for a widespread diffusion of quantum communication technologies. View Full-Text
Keywords: entanglement production; semiconductor laser; integrated quantum optics entanglement production; semiconductor laser; integrated quantum optics

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Autebert, C.; Maltese, G.; Halioua, Y.; Boitier, F.; Lemaître, A.; Amanti, M.; Sirtori, C.; Ducci, S. Electrically Injected Twin Photon Emitting Lasers at Room Temperature. Technologies 2016, 4, 24.

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