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A quantum dot in a Fermi sea

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The optical spectrum of a single quantum dot is strongly affected by coherent tunnelling to a nearby sea of electrons.

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Figure 1: Coherent tunnelling of an electron into a quantum dot.

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Greilich, A., Gammon, D. A quantum dot in a Fermi sea. Nature Phys 6, 485–486 (2010) doi:10.1038/nphys1719

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