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The rise of the bosonic laser

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Two independent groups have concurrently reported the first bosonic lasers driven by electrical injection. Although the devices operate only at low temperatures and in a strong magnetic field, they represent an important step forward in the evolution of polariton-based optoelectronics.

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Figure 1: Diagram of electrically driven polariton laser.

Arash Rahimi, University of Würzburg, Germany

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Kavokin, A. The rise of the bosonic laser. Nature Photon 7, 591–592 (2013) doi:10.1038/nphoton.2013.196

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