Research and publications

This page contains a selection of published work from Quantopticon’s co-founders, Dr Gaby Slavcheva and Dr Mirella Koleva.

Publications particularly relevant to Quantillion are highlighted in bold.

Book editorship and chapters

5. G. Slavcheva & A. V. Kavokin, ‘Polarisation control of Optically Pumped Terahertz Lasers’, 22nd International Materials Research Congress, Symposium 7E: Low-Dimensional Semiconductor Structures, MRS Proceedings, 1617, 199204 (2013)

6. V. Sa-yakanit & G. Slavcheva, ‘Path-Integral Approach to the Band-tail Density of States in GaAs-AlxGa1-xAs Heterojunctions’, Path Integrals from peV to TeV: 50 years after Feynman’s paper, Eds. R. Casalbuoni, R. Giachetti, V. Tognetti, R. Vaia & P. Verucchi, World Scientific, Singapore (1999)

 

7. G. Slavcheva & I. Yanchev, ‘Path-Integral Calculation of the Electron Density of States in MIS-structures’, NATO ASI Series, Devices based on Low-Dimensional Semiconductor Structures, Ed. M. Balkanski, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 3. High Technology, Vol. 14, 189198 (1996)

 

Journal articles

Preprints

Conference papers

1. M. Koleva, O. Maier, M. Haider, K. Müller, C. Jirauschek & G. Slavcheva, ‘Dynamical model of optical polarisation rotation through spin-photon entanglement in a charged quantum dot-micropillar system’, OSA Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science and Quantum 2.0 Conference, 14–17 September 2020, held online

2. M. Koleva, O. Maier, M. Haider, K. Müller, C. Jirauschek & G. Slavcheva, ‘Optical polarisation rotation through spin-photon entanglement in a charged quantum dot-micropillar system: intermediate and strong light-matter case studies’, Royal Society Theo Murphy international scientific meeting ‘Quantum light for investigation complex molecules and materials’, 25–26 Nov 2019, Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire, UK

3. G. Slavcheva, M. Koleva & A. Rastelli, ‘FDTD Modelling of Optical Polarisation Rotation in a Charged QD-Micropillar System’, Special Session Invitation  ‘Advanced Time Domain Solvers for Multiphysics Modeling in Photonics’, 2019 International Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Symposium, 1418 April 2019, Miami, Florida, USA

4. G. Slavcheva, M. Koleva & A. Rastelli, ‘Dynamical model of optical polarisation rotation in a charged quantum dot-micropillar system’, 18th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, 59 November 2018, Hong Kong, China

 

5. G. Slavcheva, M. Koleva, S. Schulz, R. A. Oliver & R. A. Taylor, ‘Cavity-assisted adiabatic transfer techniques for higher-order optical Fock-state generation using nitride QDs embedded in micropillars’, Photon 18, 3–6 September 2018, Birmingham, UK

 

6. G. Slavcheva, M. Koleva & A. Rastelli, ‘Giant resonant ultrashort pulse polarisation rotation in a charged quantum dot-micropillar system’, Symposium ’50 years of Optical Orientation in Semiconductors: From the Original Discovery to New Horizons’, 18–19 June 2018, Paris, France

7. G. Slavcheva, M. Koleva & A. Rastelli, ‘Giant Resonant Ultrashort Pulse Polarisation Rotation in a Charged Quantum Dot-Micropillar System’, Conference on Lasers & Electro-Optics (CLEO), 13–18 May 2018, San Jose, California, USA

8. G. Slavcheva, M. Koleva & A. Rastelli, ‘Giant Polarisation Rotation of an Ultrashort Resonant Pulse in a Charged Quantum Dot-Micropillar System’, 20th International Winter School on New Developments in Solid State Physics, 25 February – 2 March 2018, Maunterndorf, Austria

9. G. Slavcheva, M. Koleva & A. Rastelli, ‘Giant Ultrashort Polarisation Rotation in a Charged Quantum Dot-Micropillar System’, The Nanoscale Quantum Optics Workshop, J. Heyrovského Institute of Physical Chemistry, 13–16 February 2018, Prague, Czech Republic

 

10. G. Slavcheva, M. Koleva & A. Pimenov,  ‘Multimode polariton solitons in microcavity wires for polaritonic integrated circuits’, IoP international workshop ‘Quantum Light-Matter Interactions in Solids: towards integrated quantum photonics’, 7–8 September 2017, London, UK

11. G. Slavcheva, M. Koleva & A. Pimenov, ‘Simulation of Nonlinear Polariton Dynamics in Microcavity Wires for Polaritonic Integrated Circuits’, invited paper, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, 24–28 July 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark

12. G. Slavcheva & A. V. Kavokin, ‘Polarisation control of optically pumped exciton-based THz lasers’, 5th International Conference on Lasers, Optics and Photonics, 28–30 November 2016, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

13. G. Slavcheva, A. Gorbach, A. Pimenov & A. G. Vladimirov, Multimode polariton solitons in microcavity wires’, OSA Photonics and Fibre Technology Congress: Nonlinear Photonics, 58 Sept 2016, Sydney, Australia

14. G. Slavcheva, A. Gorbach & D. V. Skryabin, Multimode polariton solitons in microcavity wires: modal expansion approach’, International Conference on Spontaneous Coherence in Excitonic Systems (ICSCE8), 25–29 April 2016, Edinburgh, UK

15. G. Slavcheva, representative at Quantum UK, The Science and Innovation Technology Conference of the UK Quantum Technology Hubs, 2830 September 2015, St John’s College, Oxford, UK

16. G. Slavcheva, ‘Quantum photonics research: summary’, Bristol Quantum Information Technologies Workshop (BQIT), 1517 April 2015, Bristol, UK

17. G. Slavcheva, A. Gorbach, A. Pimenov, A. G. Vladimirov & D. V. Skryabin, ‘Nonlinear polariton dynamics in microcavity polaritonic waveguides’, Optical wave and waveguide theory and numerical modelling workshop (OWTNM), 1718 April 2015, London, UK

18. G. Slavcheva, A. Gorbach, A. Pimenov, A. G. Vladimirov & D. V. Skryabin, ’Polariton solitons in microcavity waveguides’, Mediterranean Institute of Fundamental Physics (MIFP) March Meeting, 812 March 2015, Rome, Italy

19. G. Slavcheva, ‘Quantum nonlinear optics with microcavity exciton-polaritons’, South West Quantum Technologies Workshop, 1920 November 2014, Exeter, UK

20. G. Slavcheva, A. Gorbach, A. Pimenov, A. Vladimirov & D. V. Skryabin, ‘Multi-stability and polariton soliton formation in microcavity polaritonic wires’, OSA Advanced Photonics Meeting Congress, 2731 July 2014, Barcelona, Spain

21. G. Slavcheva & A. V. Kavokin, ‘Polarisation control of optically pumped exciton-based terahertz lasers’, Royal Society Theo Murphy International Scientific Meeting: Many-Body Quantum Optics and Correlated States of Light, 2829 October 2013, Chicheley Hall, Buckinghamshire, UK

22. G. Slavcheva & A. V. Kavokin, ‘Polarisation control of optically pumped terahertz lasers’, Proceedings of the International conference on Fundamental optical processes in semiconductors (FOPS), 1216 August 2013, Kodiak Island, Alaska, USA

23. G. Slavcheva & A. V. Kavokin, Polarisation control of optically pumped terahertz lasers’, 22nd International Materials Research Congress (IMRC), Proceedings Symposium 7E, Low-dimensional semiconductor structures, 1115 August 2013, Cancun, Mexico

24. G. Slavcheva, ‘Model of coherent optical spin manipulation through hot positive trion states in p-doped InAs/GaAs quantum dots’, International Conference on Spin-Optronics (ICSO), Proceedings of ICSO, 1114 June 2013, Toulouse, France

25. G. Slavcheva & A. V. Kavokin, ‘Polarisation control of optically pumped terahertz lasers’, talk at the IoP meeting on Atom Interfaces to Quantum Optics, Quantum Information and Quantum Control, 12 April 2013, Birmingham, UK

26. G. Slavcheva & A. V. Kavokin, ‘Polarisation control of optically pumped terahertz lasers’, 14th Conference on Physics of Light-Matter Coupling in Nanostructures (PLMCN), 2731 May 2015, Hersonissos, Crete, Greece

27. G. Slavcheva, ‘Model of the enhanced circular dichroism in the excited states emission from p-doped InAs/GaAs quantum dots’, IoP Meeting Quantum Optics in the Solid State: Towards Circuit Applications, 7 December 2012, Sheffield, UK

 

28. G. Slavcheva, ‘Model of the Polarised Time-Resolved Photoluminescence from Resonantly Excited p-doped InAs/GaAs Quantum Dots: Towards Realistic Modelling of a Dot-Cavity System’, European Science Foundation Workshop on Polaritonics: From Basic Research to Device Applications, 22 March 2012, Rome, Italy

29. G. Slavcheva, ‘Generalised Maxwell-Pseudospin Approach for Modelling Non-linear Coherent Optical and Magneto-Optical Response of Single Carbon Nanotubes and Quantum Dots’, National Research Council, 23 Feb 2012, Ottawa, Canada

30. G. Slavcheva, M. W. Taylor, P. Spencer, E. Clarke, E. Harbord & R. Murray,’ Spin dynamics under resonant excitation into hot trion states of p-doped InAs/GaAs QDs’, Fundamental Optical processes in Semiconductors, 15 August 2011, Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, USA

31. G. Slavcheva, M. W. Taylor, P. Spencer, E. Clarke, E. Harbord & R. Murray, ‘Spin Dynamics under Resonant Excitation of Hot Trion States in p-doped InAs/GaAs Quantum Dots’, 1st Meeting of the Mediterranean Institute of Fundamental Physics (MIFP), 1620 March 2011, Rome, Italy

32. G. Slavcheva, M. W. Taylor, P. Spencer, E. Clarke, E. Harbord & R. Murray,Time-resolved circular dichroism in p-doped InAs/GaAs Quantum Dots’, Proceedings of the IoP Quantum Dot Meeting, 10 January 2011, Bristol, UK

33. G. Slavcheva, E. Clarke, E. Harbord, P. Spencer, M. W. Taylor & R. Murray, ‘Coherent Trion Spin Dynamics in p-doped InAs/GaAs Quantum Dots’, International Conference On Spontaneous Coherence in Excitonic Systems (ICSCE), 711 February 2011, Lausanne, Switzerland

34. G. Slavcheva, E. Clarke, E. Harbord, P. Spencer, M. W. Taylor & R. Murray, ‘Coherent Spin Relaxation Dynamics of Positive Trions in p-doped InAs/GaAs Quantum Dots’, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Physics of Light-Matter Coupling in Nanostructures (PLMCN), 1216 April 2010, Cuernavaca, Mexico

35. G. Slavcheva & Ph. Roussignol, ‘Coherent Magneto-Optical Polarisation Dynamics in a Single Chiral Carbon Nanotube’, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Physics of Light-Matter Coupling in Nanostructures (PLMCN), 1216 April 2010, Cuernavaca, Mexico

 

36. G. Slavcheva & Ph. Roussignol, ‘Model of the Coherent Magneto-Optical Dynamics in a Single Chiral Carbon Nanotube’, Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Theory, Modelling and Computational Methods for Semiconductor Materials and Nanostructures, 1315 January 2010, York, UK

37. M. W. Taylor, E. Harbord, P. Spencer, E. Clarke, G. Slavcheva & R. Murray, ‘Optical spin filter effect in InAs/GaAs QDs’, Proceedings of the IoP Quantum Dot Meeting, 11 January 2010, Cambridge, UK

 

38. G. Slavcheva & Ph. Roussignol, ‘Coherent Magneto-Optical Polarisation Dynamics in a Single Chiral Carbon Nanotube’, Proceedings of the IoP Meeting on Optical Spintronics, 27 October 2009, Cambridge, UK

 

39. G. Slavcheva, ‘Dynamical model for coherent optical single-spin detection through the ground trion state in a charged quantum dot’, Proceedings of the IoP Quantum Dot Meeting, 13 January 2009, Sheffield, UK

 

40. G. Slavcheva, C. Voisin, G. Cassabois & Ph. Roussignol, ‘Ultrafast Dynamics of the Optical Activity and Faraday effect in a Single Chiral Carbon Nanotube’, Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS), 27 July – 1 August 2008, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

41. G. Slavcheva, ‘Dynamical Model for Coherent Optical Manipulation of a single spin state in a charged QD’, Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS), 27 July – 1 August 2008, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

42. J. G. Huang, G. Slavcheva & O. Hess, ‘Faraday effect in a short pulse propagating in a resonant medium under an ultra-strong magnetic field’, Photon 08, 2629 August 2008, Edinburgh, UK

43. G. Slavcheva, ‘Dynamical model for the coherent optical manipulation of a single spin state in a charged quantum dot’, Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Nonlinear Optics and Excitation Kinetics in Semiconductors (NOEKS), 2629 May 2008, Klink/Müritz, Germany

44. J. G. Huang, G. Slavcheva & O. Hess, ‘Faraday Effect in Coherent Pulse Propagation in Quantum Nanostructures’, Workshop on Theory, Modelling and Computational Methods for Semiconductor Materials and Nanostructures (TMCS), 31 January – 1 February 2008, Manchester, UK

45. G. Slavcheva, ‘Dynamical Model for Coherent Optical Control of a Single Confined Spin’, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), 2427 September 2007, Newark, Delaware, USA

46. G. Slavcheva & O. Hess, ‘All-optical Quantum Coherent Control of Electron Spin in Semiconductor Quantum Dots’, American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings, 2007

47. J. G. Huang, G. Slavcheva, J. Allam & O. Hess, ‘Soliton Formation through Self-Induced Transparency in Semiconductor Microcavities’, Nanophotonics Forum, 26 June 2007, London, UK

48. G. Slavcheva & O. Hess, ‘All-Optical Coherent Control of Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Quantum Dots’, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), 1114 September 2006, Singapore

49. G. Slavcheva & O. Hess, ‘Coherent Optical Control of Spin Dynamics in Semiconductor Quantum Dots’, Proceedings of Photon 06, 47 September 2006, Manchester, UK

50. G. Slavcheva & O. Hess, ‘All-optical Quantum Coherent Control of Electron Spin in Semiconductor Quantum Dots’, Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors, 2428 July 2006, Vienna, Austria

51. G. Slavcheva & O. Hess, ‘All-optical Quantum Coherent Control of Electron Spin in Semiconductor Quantum Dots’, Franco-British Spintronex 06 Seminar, 5 April 2006, Paris, France

52. G. Slavcheva & O. Hess, ‘All-optical Quantum Coherent Control of Electron Spin in Semiconductor Quantum Dots’, IoP Meeting on Semiconductor Quantum Dots, 6 January 2006, Malvern, UK

53. G. Slavcheva & O. Hess, ‘Spin-dependent dynamics of ultrashort polarised optical pulse propagation in coherent semiconductor quantum systems’, 8th International Workshop on Nonlinear Optics and Excitation Kinetics in Semiconductors (NOEKS), 2024 February 2006, Münster, Germany

54. G. Slavcheva & O. Hess, ‘Spin-dynamical excitonic model of coherent pulse interactions with multilevel quantum systems’, 9th International Conference on Optics of Excitons in Confined Systems (OECS), 59 September 2005, Southampton, UK

55. G. Slavcheva & O. Hess, ‘Spin-dynamical theory of ultrafast pulse propagation in active semiconductor microcavities’, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), 2426 August 2004, Santa Barbara, California, USA

56. G. Slavcheva, J. M. Arnold & R. W Ziolkowski, ‘FDTD simulation of the nonlinear gain and pumping dynamics of optically pumped VCSELs’, 16th IEEE Lasers and Electro-Optics Society (LEOS) Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings, 2630 October 2003, Tucson, Arizona, USA

57. G. Slavcheva & J. M. Arnold, ‘FDTD simulation of the nonlinear gain dynamics and modulation response of a semiconductor microcavity’, Proceedings of the International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), 1316 October 2003, Tokyo, Japan

58. G. Slavcheva, J. M. Arnold & R. W. Ziolkowski, ‘Dynamical model of two-dimensional self-induced-transparency solitons and pattern formation in nonlinear optical waveguides and semiconductor microcavities’, Proceedings of SPIE International Conference on Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, 2531 January 2003, San Jose, California, USA

59. G. Slavcheva, J.M. Arnold & I. Wallace, ‘Coupled Maxwell-pseudospin equations for modelling 2D self-induced transparency effects in semiconductor microcavities’, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) / International Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference (QELS), Technical Digest paper QThG13, 1924 May 2002, Long Beach, California, USA

60. G. Slavcheva, J. M. Arnold & R. W. Ziolkowski, ‘2D-dynamical model of ultrashort pulses lossless propagation through a degenerate three-level system in nonlinear optical waveguides and semiconductor microcavities’, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Numerical Simulations of Semiconductor Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD), 2527 Sept. 2002, Zürich, Switzerland

61. G. Slavcheva, J. H. Davies, A. R. Brown & A. Asenov, ‘Statistics of the random potential fluctuations in the MOSFET channel’, Proceedings of the 26th International Conference of the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS), 29 July – 2 August 2002, Edinburgh, UK

62. G. Slavcheva, J. M. Arnold & I. Wallace, ‘Coupled Maxwell-pseudospin equations for modelling VCSEL dynamics in 2D’, Proceedings of the European Semiconductor Laser Workshop, 2829 September 2001, Ghent, Belgium

63. G. Slavcheva, J. M. Arnold & I. Wallace, ‘2D Coupled Maxwell-pseudospin equations for modelling VCSEL dynamics’, 15th Quantum Electronics and Photonics Conference, 36 September 2001, Glasgow, UK

 

64. G. Slavcheva, J. M. Arnold & I. Wallace, ‘Dynamics of the Coherent Interaction of Electromagnetic Pulses in a Two-Level Medium: FDTD Study’, 15th Quantum Electronics and Photonics Conference, 36 September 2001, Glasgow, UK

65. G. Slavcheva & J. M. Arnold, ‘Finite-Difference Time-Domain Computational Modelling of the Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Quantum-Well VCSELs’, European VCSEL Workshop, 2830 August 2000, Brussels, Belgium

66. G. Slavcheva & V. Sa-yakanit, ‘Path-integral Approach to the Electron Density of States at the Interface of a Single Modulation-Doped Heterojunction’, Proceedings of The 1st Stig Lundquist Research Conference on the Advancing Frontiers in Condensed Matter Physics: Quantum Phases in Electron Systems of Low Dimensions, 2629 July 1999, Trieste, Italy

 

67. A. Asenov, G. Slavcheva, A. R. Brown et al., ‘Quantum Mechanical Enhancement of Random Dopant Induced Threshold Voltage Fluctuations and Lowering in Sub 0.1 micron MOSFETs’, Proceedings of the 3rd NASA Workshop on Device Modelling, 2627 August 1999, Moffett Field, California, USA

68. G. Slavcheva & V. Sa-yakanit, ‘Path-integral Approach to the Band-tail Density of States in GaAs-AlxGa1-xAs Heterojunctions’, Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Path Integrals: From peV to TeV, 2529 August 1998, Florence, Italy

69. G. Slavcheva, ‘Path-integral approach to the DOS at the interface of a single modulation-doped heterojunction’, 50th Scottish Universities Summer School in Physics (SUSSP) & NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI), Semiconductor Quantum Optoelectronics: From Quantum Physics to Smart Devices, 12 June 4 July 1998, University of St Andrews, UK

70. G. Slavcheva, ‘Theories of band-tail density of states in low-dimensional disordered semiconductor systems’, Forum for Theoretical Science (FTS), August 1997, Bangkok, Thailand

71. G. Slavcheva & I. Yanchev, ‘Path-integral approach to the DOS at the interface of a single modulation-doped heterojunction’, NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI) ‘Systems Based on Low-Dimensional Semiconductor Structures’, 1996, Sozopol, Bulgaria

72. F. Farrelly & G. Slavcheva, ‘Calculation of the Eigenmodes of a Non Homogeneous Clamped Membrane’, Proceedings of the International Winter School ‘Waves and Heterogeneous Media’, 2123 March 1995, Les Houches, France

 

73. G. Slavcheva & I. Yanchev, ‘Path-Integral Calculation of the Electron Density of States in MIS-structures’, NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI) ‘Devices Based on Low-Dimensional Semiconductor Structures’, 1995, Sozopol, Bulgaria.

 

74. G. Slavcheva & I. Yanchev, ‘Feynman Path-integral treatment of Carrier Localisation in Potential Fluctuations Wells Due to the Randomly Distributed Charges at the Semiconductor-Insulator Interface in MIS-structures’, NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI) ‘Fabrication, Properties and Applications of Low-Dimensional Semiconductors’, 1994, Sozopol, Bulgaria

75. G. Slavcheva, ‘Path-integral Approach in Calculation of the Electron Density of States at the Semiconductor-Insulator Interface’, Proceedings of the International Seminar on Path-Integration Techniques, 1991, Trieste, Italy

 

76. G. Slavcheva & I. Yanchev, ‘Potential Fluctuations Due to the Randomly Distributed Charges at the Semiconductor-Insulator Interface in MIS-structures’, Proceedings of the 11th Bulgarian-Greek Symposium on Semiconductor and Solid State Physics, 1993

77. G. Slavcheva, ‘Multi-grid methods for numerical solution of Poisson equation in semiconductor heterostructures’, Proceedings of the International Conference on Multi-level Techniques in Computational Physics, 1991, Trieste, Italy

78. G. Slavcheva & I. Yanchev, ‘Potential Fluctuations Due to the Randomly Distributed Charges at the Semiconductor-Insulator Interface in MIS-structures’, Proceedings of the 11th Bulgarian-Greek Symposium, 1993