TITLE

A turnstile electron-spin entangler in semiconductors

AUTHOR(S)
Sifel, Claudia; Hohenester, Ulrich
PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/7/2003, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p153
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We propose a single-electron doped quantum dot in a field-effect structure as an optically triggered turnstile for spin-entangled electrons. A short laser pulse excites a charged exciton, whose quantum properties are transferred through tunneling and relaxation to the spin entanglement between electrons in the dot and contact. We identify the pertinent disentanglement mechanisms, and discuss experimental detection and possible application schemes.
ACCESSION #
10143731

 

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