with Quantum Dots

in Microcavities

Elena del Valle Reboul

Cover picture (left): "AbstracciÃ³n con sedas", by Inma Reboul.

The author can be contacted at
elena.delvalle.reboul@gmail.com.

This thesis can be found on the web at http://delvalle.laussy.org/elena/thesis.

This thesis can be found on the web at http://delvalle.laussy.org/elena/thesis.

Basta mirar algo con atenciÃ³n para que se vuelva interesante.

Eugenio D'Ors

Eugenio D'Ors

There are two ways of spreading light;

to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

*Prefacio**Agradecimientos*- Preface to the revised version

- Contents
- List of Figures
- Abstract

- Introduction

- Theoretical Background
- The harmonic oscillator: bosonic states
- The two level system: fermionic states
- Coherent coupling
- Incoherent processes: master equation and Lindblad terms
- First order coherence function and the power spectrum
- The Quantum Regression Formula
- Second order correlation function and the noise spectrum

- One quantum dot in a microcavity: the linear model
- Introduction
- Mean values
- First order correlation function and power spectrum
- Strong and Weak Coupling at resonance
- Fitting of the experimental data
- Second order correlation function
- Possible extensions of this work
- Conclusions

- Two coupled quantum dots
- Introduction
- First order correlation function and power spectrum
- Strong and Weak coupling at resonance
- Some examples
- Second order correlation function
- Possible extensions of this work
- Conclusions

- One quantum dot in a microcavity: nonlinear models
- Introduction
- The anharmonic oscillator
- Linear model with excitonic interactions
- The Jaynes-Cummings model
- Future work
- Conclusions

- Two quantum dots in a microcavity
- Introduction
- Two quantum dots in a microcavity
- One quantum dot in a cavity with a biexcitonic state
- Future work
- Conclusions

- Conclusions

- List of publications

- Bibliography
- About this document ...

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