Near-unity indistinguishability single photon source for large-scale integrated quantum optics
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Integrated single photon sources are key building blocks for realizing scalable devices for quantum information processing. For such applications highly coherent and indistinguishable single photons on a chip are required. Here we report on a triggered resonance fluorescence single photon source based on In(Ga)As/GaAs quantum dots coupled to single- and multimode ridge waveguides. We demonstrate the generation of highly linearly polarized resonance fluorescence photons with 99.1% (96.0%) single photon purity and 97.5% (95.0%) indistinguishability in case of multimode (single mode) waveguide devices fulfilling the strict requirements imposed by multi-interferometric quantum optics applications. Our integrated triggered single photon source can be readily scaled up, promising a realistic pathway for on-chip linear optical quantum simulation, quantum computation, and quantum networks.
Dusanowski , Ł , Kwon , S-H , Schneider , C & Höfling , S 2019 , ' Near-unity indistinguishability single photon source for large-scale integrated quantum optics ' , Physical Review Letters , vol. 122 , no. 17 , 173602 . https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.173602
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