Optics of Quantum Dots and Wires

Quantum technology is the key to next-generation fiber optic and laser equipment. This cutting-edge book is an in-depth examination of how this groundbreaking technology is being manufactured and used in optical devices. A panel of leading experts has been assembled to discuss practical design and application issues as well as vanguard research. The book presents a solid tutorial that brings optics and material engineers quickly up to speed on the optical properties of quantum dots and wires. It includes a detailed survey of current fabrication techniques, placing special focus on bottom-up growth methods that have the most potential for fabricating atomically precise structures.