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Quantum dot lasers – history and future prospects

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Author(s)

Richard Mirin, John E. Bowers, Justin Norman

Abstract

We describe the initial efforts to use molecular beam epitaxy to grow InAs quantum dots on GaAs via the Stranski-Krastanow transition. We then discuss the initial efforts to use these quantum dots to demonstrate quantum dot lasers. We discuss the developments in quantum dot lasers over the past 20 years and the future prospects for these lasers for scientific and commercial applications.
Citation
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A
Volume
39
Issue
2

Keywords

quantum dot lasers, optical isolation

Citation

Mirin, R. , Bowers, J. and Norman, J. (2021), Quantum dot lasers – history and future prospects, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, [online], https://doi.org/10.1116/6.0000768 (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created January 29, 2021, Updated April 29, 2023