Publications

Google Scholar citations data

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News and Editorial articles on our work in Nature

4. Slowing down single photons, Interview with N. Akopian, Nature Photonics 5, 246 (2011), PDF

3. Quantum optics: Slowing single photons, News and Views article, Nature Photonics 5, 197 (2011), PDF

2. Dotted wire, Research Highlights, Nature Materials 9, 378 (2010), PDF

1. Nanowires: On the dot, Research Highlights, Nature Nanotechnology 5, 242 (2010), PDF

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Articles

2020

38. Resonant Excitation of Nanowire Quantum Dots
L. Leandro, J. Hastrup, R. Reznik, G. Cirlin and N. Akopian
Submitted (2020)

37. All-optical Charging and Charge Transport in Quantum Dots
J. Hastrup, L. Leandro and N. Akopian
Submitted (2020)

36. Wurtzite AlGaAs Nanowires
L. Leandro, R. Reznik, J.D. Clement, J. Repän, M. Reynolds, E.V. Ubyivovk, I.V. Shtrom, G. Cirlin and N. Akopian
Scientific Reports 10, 735 (2020), PDF

2019

35. Epsilon-Near-Zero Grids for On-chip Quantum Networks
L. Vertchenko, N. Akopian and A.V. Lavrinenko
Scientific Reports 9, 6053 (2019), PDF

34. Cryogenic characterization of titanium nitride thin films
L. Vertchenko, L. Leandro, E. Shkondin, O. Takayama, I.V. Bondarev, N. Akopian and A.V. Lavrinenko
Opt. Mater. Express 9, 2117 (2019)

2018

33. Nanowire Quantum Dots Tuned to Atomic Resonances
L. Leandro, C.P. Gunnarsson, R. Reznik, K.D. Jöns, I. Shtrom, A. Khrebtov, T. Kasama, V. Zwiller, G. Cirlin and N. Akopian
Nano Letters 18, 7217 (2018), PDF

2017

32. AlGaAs and AlGaAs/GaAs/AlGaAs nanowires grown by molecular beam epitaxy on silicon substrates
G.E. Cirlin, R.R. Reznik, I.V. Shtrom, A.I. Khrebtov, I.P. Soshnikov, S.A. Kukushkin, L. Leandro, T. Kasama and N. Akopian
J. Phys. D Appl. Phys. 50, 484003 (2017)

31. Crystal Phase Quantum Well Emission with Digital Control
S. Assali, J. Lähnemann, T.T.T. Vu, K.D. Jöns, L. Gagliano, M.A. Verheijen, N. Akopian, E.P.A.M. Bakkers and J.E.M. Haverkort
Nano Letters 17, 6062 (2017)

2016

30. Origin of Spontaneous Core-Shell AlGaAs Nanowires Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy
V.G. Dubrovskii, I.V. Shtrom, R.R. Reznik, Yu.B. Samsonenko, A.I. Khrebtov, I.P. Soshnikov, S. Rouvimov, N. Akopian, T. Kasama and G.E. Cirlin
Cryst. Growth Des. 16, 7251 (2016)

29. Photon Cascade from a Single Crystal Phase Nanowire Quantum Dot
M. Bouwes Bavinck, K.D. Jöns, M. Zieliński, G. Patriarche, J.-C. Harmand, N. Akopian and V. Zwiller
Nano Letters 16, 1081 (2016)

2015

28. Single Dot Meets Single Ion
N. Akopian
Physics 8, 27 (2015), PDF

2014

27. A light-hole exciton in a quantum dot
Y.H. Huo, B.J. Witek, S. Kumar, J.R. Cardenas, J.X. Zhang, N. Akopian, R. Singh, E. Zallo, R. Grifone, D. Kriegner, R. Trotta, F. Ding, J. Stangl, V. Zwiller, G. Bester, A. Rastelli and O.G. Schmidt
Nature Physics 10, 46 (2014)

2013

26. An Artificial Atom Locked to Natural Atoms
N. Akopian, R. Trotta, E. Zallo, S. Kumar, P. Atkinson, A. Rastelli, O.G. Schmidt and V. Zwiller
arXiv:1302.2005 (2013), PDF

2012

25. Growth and optical properties of axial hybrid III–V/silicon nanowires
M. Hocevar, G. Immink, M. Verheijen, N. Akopian, V. Zwiller, L. Kouwenhoven and E. Bakkers
Nature Communications 3:1266 (2012)

24. Bright single-photon sources in bottom-up tailored nanowires
M.E. Reimer , G. Bulgarini , N. Akopian, M. Hocevar, M. Bouwes Bavinck, M.A. Verheijen, E.P.A.M. Bakkers, L.P. Kouwenhoven and V. Zwiller
Nature Communications 3:737 (2012)

23. Longitudinal and transverse exciton-spin relaxation in a single InAsP quantum dot embedded inside a standing InP nanowire using photoluminescence spectroscopy
H. Sasakura, C. Hermannstädter, S.N. Dorenbos, N. Akopian, M.P. van Kouwen, J. Motohisa, Y. Kobayashi, H. Kumano, K. Kondo, K. Tomioka, T. Fukui, I. Suemune and V. Zwiller
Physical Review B 85, 075324 (2012)

2011

22. Hybrid semiconductor-atomic interface: slowing down single photons from a quantum dot
N. Akopian, L. Wang, A. Rastelli, O.G. Schmidt and V. Zwiller
Nature Photonics 5, 230 (2011), PDF
** With News and Views article and backpage Interview with N. Akopian.

21. Single Neutral Excitons Confined in AsBr3 In Situ Etched InGaAs Quantum Rings
F. Ding, B. Li, N. Akopian, U. Perinetti, Y.H. Chen, F.M. Peeters, A. Rastelli, V. Zwiller and O.G. Schmidt
Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics 6, 51 (2011)

2010

20. Position controlled nanowires for infrared single photon emission
S.N. Dorenbos, H. Sasakura, M.P. van Kouwen, N. Akopian, S. Adachi, N. Namekata, M. Jo, J. Motohisa, Y. Kobayashi, K. Tomioka, T. Fukui, S. Inoue, H. Kumano, C.M. Natarajan, R.H. Hadfield, T. Zijlstra, T.M. Klapwijk, V. Zwiller and I. Suemune
Applied Physics Letters 97, 171106 (2010)

19. Single quantum dot nanowire photodetectors
M.P. van Kouwen, M.H.M. van Weert, M.E. Reimer, N. Akopian, U. Perinetti, R.E. Algra, E.P.A.M. Bakkers, L.P. Kouwenhoven and V. Zwiller
Applied Physics Letters 97, 113108 (2010)

18. Wide InP Nanowires with Wurtzite/Zincblende Superlattice Segments Are Type-II whereas Narrower Nanowires Become Type-I: An Atomistic Pseudopotential Calculation
L. Zhang, J.-W. Luo, A. Zunger, N. Akopian, V. Zwiller and J.-C. Harmand
Nano Letters 10, 4055 (2010)

17. Tuning single GaAs quantum dots in resonance with a rubidium vapor
N. Akopian, U. Perinetti, L. Wang, A. Rastelli, O.G. Schmidt and V. Zwiller
Applied Physics Letters 97, 082103 (2010)

16. Gate controlled Aharonov-Bohm-type oscillations from single neutral excitons in quantum rings
F. Ding, N. Akopian, B. Li, U. Perinetti, A. Govorov, F.M. Peeters, C.C. Bof Bufon, C. Deneke, Y. H. Chen, A. Rastelli, O.G. Schmidt and V. Zwiller
Physical Review B 82, 075309 (2010)

15. Crystal Phase Quantum Dots
N. Akopian, G. Patriarche, L. Liu, J.-C. Harmand and V. Zwiller
Nano Letters 10, 1198 (2010), PDF
** With editorial highlights in Nature Nanotechnology 5, 242 (2010) and Nature Materials 9, 378 (2010).

2009

14. Orientation-Dependent Optical-Polarization Properties of Single Quantum Dots in Nanowires
M.H.M. van Weert, N. Akopian, F. Kelkensberg, U. Perinetti, M.P. van Kouwen, J. Gómez Rivas, M.T. Borgström, R.E. Algra, M.A. Verheijen, E.P.A.M. Bakkers, L.P. Kouwenhoven and V. Zwiller
Small 5, 2134, (2009)

13. Fermi edge singularity observed in GaN/AlGaN heterointerfaces
N. Akopian, A. Vardi, G. Bahir, V. Garber, E. Ehrenfreund, D. Gershoni, C. Poblenz, C.R. Elsass, I.P. Smorchkova and J.S. Speck
Applied Physics Letters 94, 223502 (2009)

12. Selective Excitation and Detection of Spin States in a Single Nanowire Quantum Dot
M.H.M. van Weert, N. Akopian, U. Perinetti, M.P. van Kouwen, R.E. Algra, M.A. Verheijen, E.P.A.M. Bakkers, L.P. Kouwenhoven and V. Zwiller
Nano Letters 9, 1989 (2009)

11. Sharp emission from single InAs quantum dots grown on vicinal GaAs surfaces
U. Perinetti, N. Akopian, Yu.B. Samsonenko, A.D. Bouravleuv, G.E. Cirlin and V. Zwiller
Applied Physics Letters 94, 163114 (2009)

2008

10. Superconducting single photon detectors with minimized polarization dependence
S.N. Dorenbos, E.M. Reiger, N. Akopian, U. Perinetti, V. Zwiller, T. Zijlstra and T.M. Klapwijk
Applied Physics Letters 93, 161102 (2008)

9. Polarization sensitive spectroscopy of charged quantum dots
E. Poem, J. Shemesh, I. Marderfeld, D. Galushko, N. Akopian, D. Gershoni, B.D. Gerardot, A. Badolato and P.M. Petroff
physica status solidi (c) 5, 2490 (2008)

8. Distilling entanglement from random cascades with partial “which path” ambiguity
E.A. Meirom, N.H. Lindner, Y. Berlatzky, E. Poem, N. Akopian, J.E. Avron and D. Gershoni
Physical Review A 77, 062310 (2008)

2007

7. Polarization sensitive spectroscopy of charged quantum dots
E. Poem, J. Shemesh, I. Marderfeld, D. Galushko, N. Akopian, D. Gershoni, B.D. Gerardot, A. Badolato and P.M. Petroff
Physical Review B 76, 235304 (2007)

6. Correlated and entangled pairs of single photons from semiconductor quantum dots
N. Akopian, N.H. Lindner, E. Poem, Y. Berlatzky, J. Avron, D. Gershoni, B.D. Gerardot and P.M. Petroff
Journal of Applied Physics 101, 081712 (2007)
** Invited paper

2006

5. Entangled photon pairs from radiative cascades in semiconductor quantum dots
N. Akopian, N.H. Lindner, E. Poem, Y. Berlatzky, J. Avron, D. Gershoni, B.D. Gerardot and P.M. Petroff
physica status solidi (b) 243, 3900 (2006)

4. Emission characteristics of quantum dots in planar microcavities
G. Ramon, U. Mizrahi, N. Akopian, S. Braitbart, D. Gershoni, T.L. Reinecke, B.D. Gerardot and P.M. Petroff
Physical Review B 73, 205330 (2006)

3. Entangled Photon Pairs from Semiconductor Quantum Dots
N. Akopian, N.H. Lindner, E. Poem, Y. Berlatzky, J. Avron, D. Gershoni, B.D. Gerardot and P.M. Petroff
Physical Review Letters 96, 130501 (2006), PDF

2. Room temperature demonstration of GaN/AlN quantum dot intraband infrared photodetector at fiber-optics communication wavelength
A. Vardi, N. Akopian, G. Bahir, L. Doyennette, M. Tchernycheva, L. Nevou, F.H. Julien, F. Guillot and E. Monroy
Applied Physics Letters 88, 143101 (2006)

2005

1. Optical evidence for lack of polarization in (1120) oriented GaN/(AlGa)N quantum structures
N. Akopian, G. Bahir, D. Gershoni, M.D. Craven, J.S. Speck and S.P. DenBaars
Applied Physics Letters 86, 202104 (2005)

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Book chapters

2. Single semiconductor quantum dots in nanowires: growth, optics, and devices
M.E. Reimer, N. Akopian, M. Barkelid, G. Bulgarini, R. Heeres, M. Hocevar, B.J. Witek, E.P.A.M. Bakkers and V. Zwiller
Quantum Dots: Optics, Electron Transport and Future Applications, Cambridge University Press (2012)

1. Optics with single nanowires
V. Zwiller, N. Akopian, M. van Weert, M. van Kouwen, U. Perinetti, L. Kouwenhoven, R. Algra, J. Gómez Rivas, E. Bakkers, G. Patriarche, L. Liu, J.-C. Harmand, Y. Kobayashi and J. Motohisa
Recent advances in quantum dot physics, Comptes Rendus Physique 9, 804 (2008)

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Conference proceedings

6. Nanowires for Quantum Optics
N. Akopian, E. Bakkers, J.-C. Harmand, R. Heeres, M. van Kouwen, G. Patriarche, M.E. Reimer, M. van Weert, L. Kouwenhoven and V. Zwiller
Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Indium Phosphide and Related Materials (2010)

5. Quantum optics with single nanowire quantum dots
N. Akopian, M. van Weert, M. van Kouwen, R. Algra, L. Liu, G. Patriarche, J.-C. Harmand, E. Bakkers, L. Kouwenhoven and V. Zwiller
Proc. SPIE 7608, 76080T (2010)
** Invited paper

4. Exciton coherence in clean single InP/InAsP/InP nanowire quantum dots emitting in infra-red measured by Fourier spectroscopy
H. Sasakura, H. Kumano, I. Suemune, J. Motohisa, Y. Kobayashi, M. van Kouwen, K. Tomioka, T. Fukui, N. Akopian and V. Zwiller
Journal of Physics: Conference Series 193, 012132 (2009)

3. Potential of semiconductor nanowires for single photon sources
J.-C. Harmand, L. Liu, G. Patriarche, M. Tchernycheva, N. Akopian, U. Perinetti and V. Zwiller
Proc. SPIE 7222, 722219 (2009)
** Invited paper

2. Magneto optics of single photons emitted from single InAs/GaAs self-assembled quantum dots in a planar microcavity
S. Alon-Braitbart, E. Poem, L. Fradkin, N. Akopian, S. Vilan, E. Lifshitz, E. Ehrenfreund, D. Gershoni, B.D. Gerardot, A. Badolato and P.M. Petroff
Physica E 32, 127 (2006)

1. Polarization correlations between single photons emitted by quantum dots in planar microcavities
N. Akopian, S. Vilan, U. Mizrahi, D.V. Regelman, D. Gershoni, E. Ehrenfreund, A. Shabaev, Al.L. Efros, B. Gerardot and P.M. Petroff
Physics of Semiconductors 772, 669 (2005)

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Ph.D. thesis

1. Correlated and Entangled Pairs of Single Photons from Semiconductor Quantum Dots
N. Akopian
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (2008)
Advisors: Prof. D. Gershoni and Prof. E. Ehrenfreund

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