Towards a LED based on a photonic crystal nanocavity for single photon sources at telecom wavelength

Microelectronic Engineering (Impact Factor: 1.2). 05/2008; 85(5-6). DOI: 10.1016/j.mee.2007.12.063
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ABSTRACT A fundamental step towards achieving an "on demand" single photon source would be the possibility of electrical pumping for a single QD and thus the integration of such a device in an opto-electronic circuit. In this work we describe the fabrication process and preliminary results of a Light Emitting Diode (LED) to be integrated with a PhC nanocavity at telecom wavelength. We demonstrate the possibility of an effective electric pumping of the QDs embedded into the membrane by contacting the n-doped and p-doped layers of the thin membrane, which allows the fabrication of a PhC nanocavity on it. (C) 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

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