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June 3rd, 2005

Quantum dot creates single photon source

Abstract:
Experiments in quantum communications and computing could be about to get much easier thanks to the development of a semiconductor source of single photons at the telecoms window of 1.3 µm.

The quantum-dot based device was announced at last week’s CLEO/QELS conference in Baltimore, US. It has been developed by scientists from Toshiba Research Europe and the University of Cambridge, UK.

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