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Hybrid Nanophotonics for Enhanced Light Control (HyNano)
Start date: Aug 1, 2012, End date: Jul 31, 2016 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Coupling of quantum emitters, and the exploitation of multi-photon quantum interference, is the next challenge for generation optical information technology and quantum computation. The aim of this proposal is to achieve long-range coupling of two or more quantum emitters, understanding the fundamental mechanisms of light transport, nano-optical emission control and resulting collective phenomena, such as super-radiance and lasing.A model system will be realised where the light originated from one quantum emitter is transported to the next one by a combination of photonic crystal waveguide and optical nano-antennas which together act as a bridge for light transport from the micrometer to nanometer scale.
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