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dc.contributor.authorSuchomel, H.
dc.contributor.authorBrodbeck, S.
dc.contributor.authorLiew, T. C. H.
dc.contributor.authorAmthor, M.
dc.contributor.authorKlass, M.
dc.contributor.authorKlembt, S.
dc.contributor.authorKamp, M.
dc.contributor.authorHöfling, Sven
dc.contributor.authorSchneider, C.
dc.identifier.citationSuchomel , H , Brodbeck , S , Liew , T C H , Amthor , M , Klass , M , Klembt , S , Kamp , M , Höfling , S & Schneider , C 2017 , ' Prototype of a bistable polariton field-effect transistor switch ' , Scientific Reports , vol. 7 , 5114 .
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dc.descriptionThis work has been supported by the State of Bavaria.en
dc.description.abstractMicrocavity exciton polaritons are promising candidates to build a new generation of highly nonlinear and integrated optoelectronic devices. Such devices range from novel coherent light emitters to reconfigurable potential landscapes for electrooptical polariton-lattice based quantum simulators as well as building blocks of optical logic architectures. Especially for the latter, the strongly interacting nature of the light-matter hybrid particles has been used to facilitate fast and efficient switching of light by light, something which is very hard to achieve with weakly interacting photons. We demonstrate here that polariton transistor switches can be fully integrated in electro-optical schemes by implementing a one-dimensional polariton channel which is operated by an electrical gate rather than by a control laser beam. The operation of the device, which is the polariton equivalent to a field-effect transistor, relies on combining electro-optical potential landscape engineering with local exciton ionization to control the scattering dynamics underneath the gate. We furthermore demonstrate that our device has a region of negative differential resistance and features a completely new way to create bistable behavior.
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dc.subjectQC Physicsen
dc.subjectT Technologyen
dc.titlePrototype of a bistable polariton field-effect transistor switchen
dc.typeJournal articleen
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dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. School of Physics and Astronomyen
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews. Condensed Matter Physicsen
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden

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