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Lasing from dressed dots

A theoretical analysis of asymmetric dressed quantum dots in a photonic crystal cavity suggests that the system could form a new type of solid-state terahertz laser. However, an experimental realization will likely require advances in fabrication technology.

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Fig. 1: Concept of a laser based on an asymmetric dressed quantum emitter.
Fig. 2: Oscillating dipole in an asymmetric quantum dot.

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De Liberato, S. Lasing from dressed dots. Nature Photon 12, 4–6 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41566-017-0074-3

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