Discovered recently, tensile-strained quantum dots are optically active, defect-free nanostructures. Large tensile strains allow us to tailor band structures for applications from tunable infrared emitters to entangled photon sources. I will discuss the history, current state-of-the-art, and future directions of this rapidly expanding research field.
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Simmonds, Paul. (2020). "Tensile-Strained Self-Assembly: Tunable Nanomaterials for Infrared Optoelectronics and Quantum Optics". 2020 IEEE Research and Applications of Photonics in Defense Conference (RAPID), . https://doi.org/10.1109/RAPID49481.2020.9195685