Comparison of coherently coupled multi-cavity and quantum dot embedded single cavity systems

Temporal group delays originating from the optical analogue to electromagnetically induced transparency (EIT) are compared in two systems. Similar transmission characteristics are observed between a coherently coupled high-Q multi-cavity array and a single quantum dot (QD) embedded cavity in the weak coupling regime. However, theoretically generated group delay values for the multi-cavity case are around two times higher. Both configurations allow direct scalability for chip-scale optical pulse trapping and coupled-cavity quantum electrodynamics (QED). (C) 2016 Optical Society of America


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S. Kocaman and G. Sayan, “Comparison of coherently coupled multi-cavity and quantum dot embedded single cavity systems,” OPTICS EXPRESS, pp. 29330–29342, 2016, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: