Coupling polariton quantum boxes in sub-wavelength grating microcavities
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We report the construction of decoupled, coupled, and quasi-one dimensional polariton systems from zero dimensional polariton quantum boxes using microcavities with sub-wavelength gratings as the top mirror. By designing the tethering patterns around the suspended sub-wavelength gratings, we control the coupling between individual quantum boxes through different optical potentials. Energy levels and real-space or momentum space distributions of the confined modes were measured, which agreed well with simulations.
Zhang , B , Brodbeck , S , Wang , Z , Kamp , M , Schneider , C , Höfling , S & Deng , H 2015 , ' Coupling polariton quantum boxes in sub-wavelength grating microcavities ' Applied Physics Letters , vol 106 , no. 5 , 051104 . DOI: 10.1063/1.4907606
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© 2015 American Institute of Physics. This article may be downloaded for personal use only. Any other use requires prior permission of the author and the American Institute of Physics. The following article appeared in Zhang, B., Brodbeck, S., Wang, Z., Kamp, M., Schneider, C., Höfling, S., & Deng, H. (2015). Coupling polariton quantum boxes in sub-wavelength grating microcavities. Applied Physics Letters, 106(5), , and may be found at http://scitation.aip.org/content/aip/journal/apl/106/5/10.1063/1.4907606
B.Z., Z.W., and H.D. acknowledge support from the National Science Foundation under Award No. DMR 1150593 and Air Force Office of Scientific Research under Award No. FA9550-12-1-0256. S.B., M.K., C.S., and S.H. acknowledge support by the State of Bavaria, Germany. S.H. thanks furthermore the Royal Society and the Wolfson Foundation for their support.