AA2 – Material, Light, Devices




Modeling and Optimization of Semiconductor Lasers for Quantum Metrology Applications

Project Heads

Uwe Bandelow, Markus Kantner, Hans Wenzel

Project Members

Lutz Mertenskötter

Project Duration

01.01.2021 − 31.12.2021

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Ultra-narrow linewidth lasers and integrated sources of squeezed light are key elements of high-precision optical quantum metrology systems. We contribute to the development of cutting-edge technology by advanced mathematical modeling and optimization.

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Related Publications

  • M. Kantner. Electrically Driven Quantum Dot Based Single-Photon Sources: Modeling and Simulation. Springer Theses. Springer Nature, Cham, 2020.
  • V. Tronciu, H. Wenzel, and H.-J. Wünsche. Instabilities and bifurcations of a DFB laser frequency- stabilized by a high-finesse resonator. IEEE J. Quantum Electron., 53(1):2200109, 2017.
  • U. L. Andersen, T. Gehring, C. Marquardt, and G. Leuchs. 30 years of squeezed light generation. Phys. Scr., 91(5):053001, 2016.
  • E. Göbel and U. Siegner. Quantum Metrology: Foundation of Units and Measurements. Wiley, 2015.
  • W. Lewoczko-Adamczyk, C. Pyrlik, J. Häger, S. Schwertfeger, A. Wicht, A. Peters, G. Erbert, and G. Tränkle. Ultra-narrow linewidth DFB-laser with optical feedback from a monolithic confocal Fabry–Pérot cavity. Opt. Express, 23(8):9705–9709, 2015.

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