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# Population dynamics and photon emission statistics of the coupled semiconductor quantum dots driven by pulse field

Department of Physics, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, China; State Key Laboratory for Surface Physics, Institute of Physics, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, China

Physica E Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures (Impact Factor: 1.86). 01/2008; DOI: 10.1016/j.physe.2007.09.096 - Citations (36)
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