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Generating triggered single and entangled photons with a semiconductor source

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Generating triggered single and entangled photons with a semiconductor source. / Young, Robert; Stevenson, R. Mark; Hudson, A.; Atkinson, Paola; Cooper, Ken; Ritchie, David A.; Shields, Andrew J.

Quantum Communication and Security. ed. / Marek Żukowski ; Sergei Kilin ; Janusz Kowalik. IOS Press, 2007. p. 146-154 (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - D: Information and Communication Security Volume 11; Vol. 11).

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Young, R, Stevenson, RM, Hudson, A, Atkinson, P, Cooper, K, Ritchie, DA & Shields, AJ 2007, Generating triggered single and entangled photons with a semiconductor source. in M Żukowski , S Kilin & J Kowalik (eds), Quantum Communication and Security. NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - D: Information and Communication Security Volume 11, vol. 11, IOS Press, pp. 146-154. <http://www.booksonline.iospress.nl/Content/View.aspx?piid=6562>

APA

Young, R., Stevenson, R. M., Hudson, A., Atkinson, P., Cooper, K., Ritchie, D. A., & Shields, A. J. (2007). Generating triggered single and entangled photons with a semiconductor source. In M. Żukowski , S. Kilin , & J. Kowalik (Eds.), Quantum Communication and Security (pp. 146-154). (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - D: Information and Communication Security Volume 11; Vol. 11). IOS Press. http://www.booksonline.iospress.nl/Content/View.aspx?piid=6562

Vancouver

Young R, Stevenson RM, Hudson A, Atkinson P, Cooper K, Ritchie DA et al. Generating triggered single and entangled photons with a semiconductor source. In Żukowski M, Kilin S, Kowalik J, editors, Quantum Communication and Security. IOS Press. 2007. p. 146-154. (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - D: Information and Communication Security Volume 11).

Author

Young, Robert ; Stevenson, R. Mark ; Hudson, A. ; Atkinson, Paola ; Cooper, Ken ; Ritchie, David A. ; Shields, Andrew J. / Generating triggered single and entangled photons with a semiconductor source. Quantum Communication and Security. editor / Marek Żukowski ; Sergei Kilin ; Janusz Kowalik. IOS Press, 2007. pp. 146-154 (NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - D: Information and Communication Security Volume 11).

Bibtex

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