Solid-state single photon sources: the nanowire antenna

FREE-DOWNLOADI Friedler, C Sauvan, JP Hugonin, P Lalanne… – Optics …, 2009 –
We design several single-photon-sources based on the emission of a quantum dot embedded
in a semiconductor (GaAs) nanowire. Through various taper designs, we engineer the nanowire
ends to realize efficient metallic-dielectric mirrors and to reduce the divergence of the far-