2nd 4-Photon School

The Winter School on “Quantum Dots: from growth to fundamental properties” will be held at the University of Würzburg, Free State of Bavaria, Germany from 11th to 14th February 2019.

School Scope and Topics
  • Growth of III-V semiconductor QDs
    • Surface Physics
    • Growth Dynamics & Self-Assembly
    • Droplet Epitaxy Quantum Nanostructures
    • Single semiconductor QDs in nanowires
  • Optical properties of QDs
    • Nuclear spin effects in QD optics
    • Entangled Photons emission
    • Deterministic light–matter coupling with single QDs
    • Quantum dots in photonic crystal cavities
    • Nanoplasmonics
  • Electronic theory of QDs
    • Charged excitons and multiexcitons in QDs
    • Exciton spin-relaxation in QDs
    • Optical, magnetic and electronic dynamics in QD


Yasuhiko Arakawa (University of Tokio) Fundamentals, growth and optical properties of Quantum Dots

Mikhail Glazov (Ioffe Physical-Technical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences) Optical, magnetic and electronic properties and dynamics of quantum dots and on quantum dots interacting with microcavities

Jean-Michel Gerard (CEA/Institut de Nanoscience et Cryogénie) Quantum dot single photon sources and quantum dot opto-mechanics

Johann-Peter Reithmaier (Universität Kassel) Semiconductor growth of quantum dots and devices

Jonathan Finley (TU München) Spectroscopy of Semiconductor Quantum Dots

Tom Reinecke (U.S. Naval Research Laboratory) Quantum Dot Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics and Coherent Control of Quantum Dots

Shiro Tsukamoto (Universita' degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca) Formation mechanism of InAs quantum dots on GaAs(001) investigated by STMBE which performs true in-situ STM imaging during MBE growth

Invited Speakers

Rinaldo Trotta (Sapienza University of Rome)
Ana Predojevic (Ulm University)
Stephan Reitzenstein (TU Berlin)
Grzegorz Sek (Wroclaw University of Science and Technology)
Maurice Skolnick (University of Sheffield)
Christian Schneider (University of Würzburg)
Gerald Bastard (École Normale Supérieure)
Stefano Sanguinetti (University of Milano Bicocca)
Christian Heyn (University of Hamburg)
Michael E. Flatté (The University of Iowa)
Gabriel Bester (University of Hamburg)