We describe the initial efforts to use molecular beam epitaxy to grow InAs quantum dots on GaAs via the Stranski–Krastanov transition and then discuss the initial efforts to use these quantum dots to demonstrate quantum dot lasers. We discuss the developments in quantum dot lasers over the past 20 years and the future prospects for these lasers for scientific and commercial applications.
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Review Article| January 29 2021
Quantum dot lasers—History and future prospects
Justin C. Norman ;
Richard P. Mirin ;
Justin C. Norman, Richard P. Mirin, John E. Bowers; Quantum dot lasers—History and future prospects. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 1 March 2021; 39 (2): 020802. https://doi.org/10.1116/6.0000768
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