N-photon bundle statistics on different solid-state platforms

M. Cosacchi, A. Mielnik-Pyszczorski, T. Seidelmann, M. Cygorek, A. Vagov, D. E. Reiter, V. M. Axt

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Abstract

The term N-photon bundles has been coined for a specific type of photon emission, where light quanta are released from a cavity only in groups of N particles. This emission leaves a characteristic number distribution of the cavity photons that may be taken as one of their fingerprints. We study this characteristic N-photon bundle statistics considering two solid-state cavity quantum electrodynamics (cQED) systems. As one example, we consider a semiconductor quantum-dot-microcavity system coupled to longitudinal acoustic phonons. There, we find the environmental influence to be detrimental to the bundle statistics. The other example is a superconducting qubit inside a microwave resonator. In these systems, pure dephasing is not important and an experimentally feasible parameter regime is found, where the bundle statistics prevails.

Original languageEnglish
Article number115304
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume106
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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